It’s gynecological cancer awareness month, and if it comes as news to you, it’s a pretty sure bet that there’s room for growth in your gynecological cancer awareness. This type of cancer is not just something that happens with Other things women: you or someone close to you may be affected, which is exactly what makes it important to know the signs and symptoms.
According to the American Cancer Society, more than 100,000 Americans are diagnosed with gynecological cancer each year, resulting in more than 30,000 deaths – many of which could be avoided by early detection. Now a recent study by the British women’s health organization Lady Garden Foundation has found that most people do not know what types of cancers are even considered gynecological cancers ̵
Based on a list of 19 common symptoms of gynecological cancer, respondents revealed large gaps in their understanding of what to look for. It makes sense – it’s not exactly something most people talk about. So in the spirit of open dialogue (and saving lives!), Here they are: the six gynecological cancer symptoms that most people do not know about, but should. And to know more symptoms, check out the 20 most overlooked cancer symptoms according to doctors.