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Gynecologic Cancer

Expert care for female reproductive and genital cancers

A smiling young patient sits with two Scripps doctors, representing the full life that can led after treatment for gynecologic cancer.

Expert care for female reproductive and genital cancers

Gynecologic cancer is cancer that affects a woman’s reproductive organs, including the ovaries, uterus, cervix, vagina and vulva. A woman’s risk of developing any of these cancers increases with age.


Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center oncologists treat gynecologic cancers with personalized treatment plans based on several factors. These include the type of cancer a woman has, the stage of the cancer and how far it may have spread, her medical history and overall health, and whether she plans to become pregnant. Learn more about the various types of gynecologic cancers below.