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Female reproductive system
The female reproductive system involves organs such as the uterus (womb), ovaries, fallopian tubes and vagina, as well as hormones.
The truth hurts: hysterectomy doesn’t cure endometriosis
Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women, often leading to pain and infertility. Despite one celeb's hysterectomy for endo at 31, it’s not a cure for endometriosis.
A fibroid is a non-cancerous tumour that grows in and around the uterus. Find out more about fibroids, including the symptoms and treatment options.
A laparoscopy is a type of keyhole surgery performed in the abdominal (belly) area. Learn more about when and why a laparoscopy is used.
Endometriosis is a condition in which the tissue that lines the uterus also grows outside the uterus. It can be painful, but treatment is available.
An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac in the ovary and is common in women with regular periods. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal condition that affects up to 1 in 5 girls and women in their reproductive years.
Managing physical changes during cervical cancer
How cervical cancer affects your daily life will depend very much on what stage your disease is at, and what treatment you're having. Find out how to manage with cervical cancer.
A hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb). It is a major operation usually recommended after simpler treatments have failed. Your symptoms should improve.