Signs and Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of pre-cancer and cancer include:

  • itching that will not go away or gets better.
  • skin that appears lighter or darker than usual; it can be red or pink.
  • a bump or lump, which could be red, pink or white, and could have a wart-like or raw surface.
  • pain or burning.
  • bleeding or discharge not related to the normal menstrual period.
  • open sore (especially if it lasts for a month or more).
  • cauliflower-like growths similar to genital warts.
  • ulcer in the genital area.

Spotlight

Elizabeth Young isn’t afraid to jump for a cause no matter how high. As a survivor of cervical cancer, Young empowers women through skydiving, running marathons and giving back to the cause. This year is no different with her second skydiving event Mother’s Day Weekend.

Awareness

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month.  After creating the month in 1999, the Foundation strives to bring attention about these cancers through public awareness campaigns.

Research

The Foundation is proud to offer various Research Grants and Awards. Click here for more information.

Education

FREE Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Courses throughout the country. For more information, click here.