Our Impact

Educate

IGCS provides online educational resources, hosts Biennial Meetings and collaborates in local meetings around the world.

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Collaborate

IGCS collaborates with organizations with similar strategic goals to share knowledge and support research to achieve optimal care of women with gynecologic malignancies

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Unite

IGCS members and partners are united to achieve our mission to enhance the care of women with gynecologic cancer worldwide through education and training and public awareness.

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Mentor

IGCS provides education and training to regions around the world that do not currently have formal training in gynecologic oncology through the new Global Curriculum and Mentorship Program.

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IGCS Stories


IGCS Members Diagnose, Stage and Treat

Gynecologic Cancers of the Female Reproductive System

5
types
of gynecologic cancers

{

cervical
ovarian
endometrial (uterine)
vaginal
vulvar

According to global cancer statistics from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, in 2018 gynecologic cancers account for...

16.8%
new cases
of 7.8 million total estimated new cancer cases in women
609,377
deaths
cancer deaths, out of 3.8 million deaths from all cancers in women combined
3.7M
cases
5-year prevalent cancer cases, out of 20 million total cancer cases in women

The data shown represents the incidence (probability of occurrence) and estimated number of deaths caused by of Cervical Cancer, Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer and Ovarian Cancer combined by global region. Data is based on the comprehensive global cancer statistics from the International Agency for Research on Cancer in 2018.


87k

Americas

Pan-American (Americas)
96k

Africa

African Region
119k

Europe

European Region
25k

Middle East

Eastern Mediterranean Region
150k

SE Asia

South-East Asia Region
132k

W Pacific

Western Pacific Region
230k

Americas

Pan-American (Americas)
144k

Africa

African Region
295k

Europe

European Region
43k

Middle East

Eastern Mediterranean Region
257k

SE Asia

South-East Asia Region
339k

W Pacific

Western Pacific Region