Gynecologic Oncology

Gynecologic Oncology is a specialized field that deals with cancers pertaining to the female genitalia and reproductive system. Ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer, cervical cancer and vulvar cancer are all a part of gynaecologic oncology. According to the data collected by The Society of Gynecologic Oncology 82,00 women in the United States were affected by gynaecologic cancer annually. This number rose to 94,730 in the year 2015. Some of the ovarian malignant germ cell tumour are Dysgerminoma, Embryonal Carcinoma, Polyembryoma, Choriocarcinoma and Immature teratomas. Nowadays cervical cancer is the most talked about gynaecologic cancer caused by Human Papillomavirus. In most of the cases Cervical cancer is not even diagonised in the first stage. It is often diagonised in the later stages. Doctors nowadays ask women above 40 years of age to go through Pap-smear tests every 2years. The rate of survival in case of gynaecologic cancers is higher if it is detected in the early stages of it. Chemotherapy and radiations are often used to treat cancers and lesions in the reproductive tract. There are various complications that comes in after the patient goes through chemotherapy. The most comman gynaecological complication of pelvic radiation are ovarian failure in premenopausal women and vaginal stenosis(vs). The next complication being sexual dysfunction and menopause.

  • Survival in Gynecologic Oncology
  • Chemotherapy
  • Complications of Chemotherapy
  • Radiation Toxicity
  • Epithelial ovarian cancer
  • Non-epithelial ovarian cancer
  • Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Cervical cancer
  • Endometrial Hyperplasia
  • Vulvar cancer
  • Gestational Trophoblastic diseases
  • Electrolytes

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