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  • Disease

    Arrhenoblastoma of ovary

    Arrhenoblastoma of the ovary is an ovarian tumor that releases the male hormone testosterone or other hormones. Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor is a related...

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    Breast cancer

    The female breast is either of two mammary glands (organs of milk secretion) on the chest.

    Breast cancer is cancer that starts in the tissues of the breast. There are 2 main types of breast cancer: Ductal carcinoma starts in the tubes (ducts)...

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    Breast PET scan

    A breast positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an imaging test that uses a radioactive substance (called a tracer) to look for breast cancer. This...

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    Cervical cancer

    The cold cone biopsy is a surgical procedure requiring general anesthesia and is indicated by the presence of precancerous changes in the cervix.

    Cervical cancer is cancer that starts in the cervix. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus (womb) that opens at the top of the vagina.

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    Endometrial cancer

    External structures of the female reproductive anatomy include the labium minora and majora, the vagina and the clitoris. Internal structures include the uterus, ovaries and cervix.

    Endometrial cancer is cancer that starts in the endometrium, the lining of the uterus (womb).

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    Fibroadenoma - breast

    Fibroadenoma of the breast is a benign tumor. Benign tumor means it is not caused by cancer.

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    Genital warts

    The female reproductive organs are located in the lower abdomen.

    Genital warts are soft growths on the skin and mucus membranes of the genitals. They may be found on the penis, vulva, urethra, vagina, cervix, and around...

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    Malignant teratoma

    This MRI scan shows a tumor (teratoma) at the base of the spine (seen on the left lower edge of the screen), located in the sacrum and coccyx (sacrococcygeal) area. Teratomas are present at birth and may contain hair, teeth, and other tissues.

    Malignant teratoma is a type of cancer made of cysts that contain one or more of the three layers of cells found in a developing baby (embryo). These layers...

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    Ovarian cancer

    External structures of the female reproductive anatomy include the labium minora and majora, the vagina and the clitoris. Internal structures include the uterus, ovaries and cervix.

    Ovarian cancer is cancer that starts in the ovaries. The ovaries are the female reproductive organs that produce eggs.

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    Vaginal cancer

    External structures of the female reproductive anatomy include the labium minora and majora, the vagina and the clitoris. Internal structures include the uterus, ovaries and cervix.

    Vaginal cancer is cancer of the vagina, a female reproductive organ.