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 2020 gynecologic cancers account for...

16.5%
new cases
of 8.2 million total estimated new cancer cases in women
671,875
deaths
cancer deaths, out of 4 million deaths from all cancers in women combined
3.9M
cases
5-year prevalent cancer cases, out of 22 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 2020.


95k

Americas

Pan-American (Americas)
93k

Africa

African Region
121k

Europe

European Region
24k

Middle East

Eastern Mediterranean Region
183k

SE Asia

South-East Asia Region
155k

W Pacific

Western Pacific Region
240k

Americas

Pan-American (Americas)
146k

Africa

African Region
302k

Europe

European Region
44k

Middle East

Eastern Mediterranean Region
308k

SE Asia

South-East Asia Region
358k

W Pacific

Western Pacific Region