Ovarian Cancer and other Gynae cancer stats?
Gynaecological cancers originate in the female reproductive system. The main types of gynaecological cancers are ovarian, uterine, cervical and vulvar. Rarer types are vaginal cancer, fallopian tube cancer and placental cancer (which is pregnancy related). Every day 15 women are diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer
- 5 Women WILL DIE from a gynaecological cancer TODAY
- 57% of women with ovarian cancer will not survive 5 years after diagnosis
- Uterine (endometrial) cancer is one of the five most commonly diagnosed cancers in women.
- There are approximately 18,400 women living with a gynaecological cancer today in Australia (Cancer Australia)
- There is no detection test for ovarian cancer. There is a pap test for cervical cancer but it does not identify other gynaecological cancers such as ovarian or endometrial.
Contact details for Women’s Cancer Foundation
Women’s Cancer Foundation
Level 1, Suite 122
1 Queens Road
MELBOURNE VIC 3004
Phone: 03 9867 3515
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