Regular screenings and self-examinations can help to detect certain types of gynecologic cancers in earlier stages and hence increasing the likelihood of successful treatment and the possibility for a complete cure. Also, be aware of your family’s history to help determine if you may have a gene that makes you more susceptible to gynecologic cancer.
Lifestyle changes made in diet and exercise can have a significant role in the prevention of cancer.
A lump in the nose, neck, or throat, with or without pain
• Pelvic pain or pressure
• Itching or burning of the vulva
• Changes in vulva color or skin (rash, sores, warts, or ulcers)
• Changes in bathroom habits (increased urination, constipation, or diarrhea)
• Abnormal vaginal bleeding or discharge
• Pain in the back or stomach
Reproductive and menstrual history including never having children, starting your menstruation before age 12, and/or going through menopause after age 55
• Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection
• HIV infection or a weak immune system
• Previous history of breast or gynecologic cancer
• Older age
• Family history
• Use of oral birth control and/or fertility drugs
• Estrogen therapy
• High-fat diet
• Prior radiation to the pelvic area
There are several treatment methods available for gynecologic cancer and it depends on the type of cancer and how far it has spread. Treatments may include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Women with gynecologic cancer often get a combination of treatments.
Krupamayi is the leading cancer hospital in India. At Krupamayi all the facets that impact the treatment like the patient’s condition, stage, and biology of the tumor are thoroughly evaluated and management protocols are personalized to assure the best possible outcome to the patient. Krupamayi is a humble attempt to provide affordable and the best possible treatment to the patients and ensures the expected outcomes for them.