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Fibroid uterus

Uterine fibroids are lumps that grow on the uterus. Your doctor may call them fibroid tumors, leiomyomas or myomas. Fibroids are not cancer. You do...

Endometriosis

Endometriosis (endo) is a puzzling hormonal and immune disease affecting girls and women from as young as eight to postmenopause. In endo, tissue...

Pelvic organ prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse occurs when the tissues and muscles that hold pelvic organs in place are stretched or weakened, and the organs move from...

Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in the ovaries. It is the fifth-most common cause of cancer deaths in women.

Ovarian cysts

A functional ovarian cyst is a sac that forms on the surface of a woman’s ovary during ovulation. It holds a maturing egg. Usually the sac goes...

Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer occurs when abnormal cells on the cervix grow out of control. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus that opens into the...

Uterine cancer

Endometrial cancer, also called uterine cancer, is the abnormal growth of cells in the lining of the uterus (endometrium). The cause of endometrial...

Uterine leiomyosarcoma

A uterine leiomyosarcoma is a rare malignant (cancerous) tumor that arises from the smooth muscle lining the walls of the uterus (myometrium).