Aside from cervical cancer, most gynaecological cancers are diagnosed in women over the age of 50.
More than 70% of vaginal cancers are diagnosed in women over 60.
Around 15% of cases of vulval cancer are in women younger than 50.
1 in 10 ovarian cancers develop due to an inherited faulty gene
HPV is the major cause of cervical cancer and is responsible for about 40% of vulval cancers.
90% of cases of womb cancer are diagnosed after seeking help for post-menopausal or irregular vaginal bleeding.


Abnormal vaginal bleeding (after menopause, in-between periods, after sex, etc.)
Changes in vaginal discharge
Pain during sex
Itching, burning, soreness
Pain or discomfort in the abdomen
Swelling of the abdomen
Bowel movement or bladder issues
Skin irregularities around the vagina (lumps, sores or other growths)

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