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

Staff and supporters at the Foundation are thrilled to welcome new Chairman David Mutch, MD, FACOG. Read Dr. Mutch’s bio here.

Awareness

Unbreakable Bonds: Read this NY Times Mother’s Day tribute featuring Nt’l Race Host Committee member Megan Neforos: click here

Research

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2014-2015 Research Grant and Prizes. View the PDF.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course is June 27 in Shreveport, Louisiana. For more information, click here.