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التصنيف: Women’s Genital Tumours

  • Vulval Cancer

    Vulval Cancer

    The vulva is the external portion of the female genital organs. Vulvar cancer is a rare disease that can occur on any part of the external organs, but most often affects the labia majora or labia minora. What are the most common risk factors for uterine cancer? Vulvar cancer is common over the age of…

  • Vaginal Cancer

    Vaginal Cancer

    The vagina is the birth canal. Cancer of the vagina is a very rare kind of cancer in women. What are the most common risk factors for uterine cancer? Half of women affected are older than 60, with most between ages 50 and 70.  A history of exposure to diethylstilbestrol (DES) as a fetus or…

  • Uterine cancer

    Uterine cancer

    The uterus is a hollow pear-shaped organ in the woman’s lower abdomen. Cancer of the uterus is the most common cancer of the female reproductive tract. Cancer of the uterus is not common during the child bearing period. It usually occurs around the time of menopause. Because it grows slowly and women are alerted abnormal…

  • Ovarian cancer

    Ovarian cancer

    The ovaries are 2 female reproductive organs located in the pelvis, one on each side of the uterus. They produce eggs and the female hormones which control the development of female body characteristics and regulate the menstrual cycle and pregnancy. Ovarian cancer is a disease of unknown cause. What are the most common risk factors…

  • Cervical Cancer

    Cervical Cancer

    What is cancer cervix? The cervix is the lower part of the uterus and acts as a gate to the uterus. What are the most common risk factors for cervical cancer? Cervical cancer is commonest among the over 50s but it can affect all age groups. A viral infection of the cervix is present in…