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Which gynecologic cancer would you like to learn more about?

Cervical Cancer

Cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix — the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina.

Ovarian Cancer

Cancer that forms in the tissues of an ovary — female reproductive glands that make eggs and female hormones.

Uterine Cancer

Cancer that starts in the uterus, womb, or endometrial lining of the uterus — also called endometrial or womb cancer.

Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

GTD — a group of rare diseases in which abnormal trophoblast cells grow inside the uterus after conception.


A rare cancer that begins in the vagina, the muscular tube — also called the birth canal


A rare disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the vulva — the outer female genitalia.

What type of cancer are you interested in learning more about?