Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
63 Results Related to "Cervical Cancer"
A colposcopy is a test to view a woman's cervix and vagina.
Gynecologic Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
All women are at risk for developing gynecologic cancers, and the chances increase with age. Know the warning signs as early treatment is most effective.
Cervical cancer occurs when cells inside the cervix grow abnormally or a tumor starts to form.
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
HPV (human papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S., and it raises your risk for several different kinds of cancer.
Regular Pap smears or tests can be the first line of defense in women's preventative health toolkit.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
The total combined cases of reported chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis reached the highest number ever in the United States in 2015, according to the CDC.
Diagnosing Gynecologic Cancer
There are many different types of gynecological cancer, which means that a pathologist’s precise identification of the tumor is vitally important.
Genital herpes is likely the most feared and least understood sexually transmitted infection (STI). There is no cure, so people infected with herpes have it forever.
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Abnormal uterine bleeding—or menstrual bleeding that is unpredictable in timing, amount or duration—is a common problem among women.
Some viral warts that resist other types of treatment can be effectively treated with immunotherapy by Yale Medicine dermatologists.
Imaging for Diagnosing Gynecologic Cancers
When a woman experiences symptoms that may be caused by a gynecological cancer, her doctor may recommend imaging tests to look for tumors.
Ovarian cancer, of which there are three main types, is the fifth most common type of cancer among women in the United States.
Penile and Urethral Cancer
Penile and urethral cancers are rare. Advancements in surgical techniques make it possible to remove tumors without significant damage to the penis.
Brachytherapy for Uterine Cancer
Yale Medicine offers advanced treatments, including brachytherapy, for women with uterine and endometrial cancers.
If cancer runs in your family, or you are at high risk because of your age or other factors, talk to your doctor about cancer screenings.
Heart Disease in Women
Women face unique risks, warning signs and symptoms of heart disease. Here's what women—and men who care about them—need to know about this condition.