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Female genital cancers

Trusted information about female genital cancers such as cervical cancer, uterine cancer and ovarian cancer.

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Vaginal dryness

Although it can affect any woman, vaginal dryness is most common in women who have experienced menopause.

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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.

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Lynch syndrome

Lynch syndrome, formerly known as HNPCC, is a genetic condition that increases the risk of a person developing some cancers, such as bowel cancer. Learn more here.

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Cancer of the uterus

Uterine cancer is the most common gynaecological cancer. You can find out more about the different types of uterine cancer by reading our trusted partner pages.

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Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is most common in women aged over 50. Find out about the different types and the symptoms, which can be difficult to recognise.

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Just diagnosed with ovarian cancer

If you just diagnosed with ovarian cancer your doctor will explain the treatment options to you.for ovarian cancer usually involves a combination of surgery and chemotherapy. Find out about treatment options for ovarian cancer.

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Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that develops in a woman's cervix. It is one of a few cancers where screening can detect pre-cancerous lesions.

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Cervical cancer diagnosis

Women who are suspected to have cervical cancer will undergo further tests to confirm a diagnosis of cervical cancer. Find out how cervical cancer is diagnosed.

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Ovarian cancer treatment

Treatment for ovarian cancer usually involves a combination of surgery and chemotherapy. Find out about treatment options for ovarian cancer.

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Living with ovarian cancer

Many women with ovarian cancer will have major surgery and will usually stay in hospital for up to a week after surgery for ovarian cancer. Learn how to manage with ovarian cancer.

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