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Gynecological cancers are found in a woman’s reproductive system. They include:
Dignity Health Central California is dedicated to meeting the special needs of patients with cancer and their families. That’s why we offer highest quality of care for the mind, body, and spirit. Our oncologists and gynecologists partner together to deliver the personalized treatment you deserve.
Find a Doctor who offers compassionate, understanding, and advanced care for gynecological cancer in Central California at our hospitals and cancer centers:
Doctors don’t know what causes gynecological cancers. However, they have identified a number of factors that may increase your risk of developing it:
Symptoms of gynecological cancer depend on the type of cancer and the organ affected. They may include:
Prevention strategies and treatment options depend on the type of gynecological cancer. For example, the HPV vaccine is useful in helping prevent cervical cancer. Being aware of the signs of specific gynecological cancers and understanding your risk factors can help you and your doctor find and treat potential gynecological problems as soon as possible.
Treatment depends on the stage of cancer. It may include:
Many times, doctors combine two or more types of treatment approaches.
Talk to your Dignity Health Central California doctor about the benefits and risks of each type of treatment. It’s also important to be clear about your goals and personal preferences when working with your doctor to determine the right treatment for you.