Disease Information

Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer Screening

Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for cervical cancer.

Cervical Cancer Prevention

Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may increase the risk of developing cervical cancer and about approaches that may help in the prevention of this disease.

Cervical Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of cervical cancer.

Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor

Gestational Trophoblastic Disease Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of gestational trophoblastic disease.

Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor

Childhood Extracranial Germ Cell Tumors Treatment

Childhood extracranial germ cell tumors (GCTs) form outside of the brain. They are grouped as mature teratomas, immature teratomas, or malignant germ cell tumors (seminoma, dysgerminoma, germinoma, yolk sac tumor, choriocarcinoma, embryonal carcinoma, mixed GCT). Get information about the symptoms, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of newly diagnosed and recurrent extracranial germ cell tumors in this expert-reviewed summary.

Treatment of Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors

Surgery is the most common treatment of ovarian germ cell tumor. Types of surgery include hysterectomy and removal of one or both ovaries and fallopian tubes (bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy). Treatment may also include chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Learn about treatment options for ovarian germ cell tumors.

Ovarian Neoplasm

Screening for Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, & Primary Peritoneal Cancer

Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for ovarian, fallopian tube, and primary peritoneal cancers.

Prevention of Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, & Primary Peritoneal Cancer

Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing ovarian, fallopian tube, and primary peritoneal cancers and about research aimed at the prevention of them.

Treatment of Ovarian Epithelial, Fallopian Tube, & Primary Peritoneal Cancer

Treatment of ovarian epithelial, fallopian tube, and primary peritoneal cancers depend on the stage. Most patients have surgery to remove as much of the tumor as possible. Learn about the different types of surgery, including hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, and other ovarian cancer treatment options.

Uterine Corpus Cancer

Uterine Sarcoma Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of uterine sarcomas.

Endometrial Cancer Prevention

Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing endometrial cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.

Endometrial Cancer Screening

Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for endometrial cancer.

Endometrial Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of endometrial cancer.

Urethral Cancer

Urethral Cancer Treatment

Urethral cancer occurs in men and women and can spread quickly to lymph nodes near the urethra. Find out about risk factors, symptoms, tests to diagnose, prognosis, staging, and treatment for urethral cancer.

Vaginal Cancer

Vaginal Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of vaginal cancer.

Vulvar Cancer

Vulvar Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of vulvar cancer.