In order to play an active role during your treatment, you should try to learn as much as possible about your gynecologic cancer diagnosis. Each section will introduce you to the people who may be part of your treatment team and identify the different types of treatments for that cancer type.
Cervical cancer is a cancer that begins in the cervix, the part of the uterus or womb that opens into the vagina.
Epithelial ovarian cancer is the most common type of ovarian cancer and accounts for 85–89 percent of ovarian cancers.
Vaginal cancer begins in the vagina, the muscular tube, also called the birth canal, that connects the outer genitalia to the uterus.
The vulva includes the inner and outer lips of the vagina, the clitoris, the opening of the vagina and its glands.