Cervical cancer occurs when abnormal cells grow on the lining of cervix located in the lower part of the uterus (womb) in the female reproductive system.
Gynecological Care Conditions
Cancer that occurs in the female reproductive system is known as gynecologic cancer. Annually there are about 90,000 women diagnosed with gynecologic cancer in the U.S. alone.
Ovarian cancer occurs when abnormal cells grow in one or both of the ovaries in the female reproductive system.
Uterine cancer forms in the uterus (the womb) in the female reproductive system, and usually occurs after menopause.
Uterine fibroids are benign, non-cancerous, growths — within or on the muscular walls of the uterus or womb. As many as 20 to 40 percent of women over the age of 35 have fibroids.