Gynecologic cancer is a broad term for cancers affecting the reproductive system that includes cervical, ovarian, uterine/endometrial, vaginal and vulvar. These cancers occur when abnormal cells in the reproductive system begin to grow uncontrollably. All women are at risk of developing gynecologic cancer, and that risk increases with age.

Vaccinations, self-examinations and medical screenings are the most important steps you can take to lessen the likelihood of developing gynecologic cancer.

Treatment between the different types of gynecologic cancer can vary, but usually includes surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. If caught early, the five-year survival rate for most gynecologic cancers remains high.

Renown Health's Institute for Cancer brings a multidisciplinary approach to gynecologic cancer care. We offer screening, diagnosis, treatment options and supportive services specific to your type of gynecologic cancer and your individual needs.

To learn more, call:

775-982-4000

Screening & Prevention

Screening for Gynecologic Cancers

Learn about the HPV vaccination. It's an important step to take in preventing gynecologic cancer.

Diagnosis

Diagnosing Gynecologic Cancer

Knowing the signs and symptoms of gynecologic cancer is important for early diagnosis.

Your Care Team

Cancer Care Team

Meet the expert doctors, nurses, dietitians, and other staff who will provide your care.

Treatment

Treating Gynecologic Cancer

Learn about treatment options including chemotherapy and physician-guided robotic surgery.

Benefits of Clinical Trials

Cancer Clinical Trials

Clinical trials and research evaluate the effectiveness and safety of new medications.

Support Services

Cancer Support Services

From counseling and education to financial assistance and nutrition services, we are your personal support guide.

Wellness & Complementary Therapies

Wellness & Complementary Therapies

Wellness and complementary therapies provide balance and peace that help relieve symptoms associated with treatment.

Survivorship

Life After Cancer

We work with survivors to help them live with, through and beyond cancer.

For articles and stories about cancer, visit the Live Healthy section.