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** Gynecologic oncology **

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For the scientific journal of the same name, see Gynecologic Oncology.

*Gynecologic oncology* is a specialized field of medicine that focuses on
cancers of the female reproductive system, including ovarian cancer,
uterine cancer, vaginal cancer, cervical cancer, and vulvar cancer. As
specialists, they have extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of
these cancers.

In the United States, 82,000 women are diagnosed with gynecologic cancer
annually.^[1] In 2013, an estimated 91,730 were diagnosed.^[2]

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology and the European Society of
Gynaecological Oncology are professional organizations for gynecologic
oncologists, and the Gynecologic Oncology Group is a professional
organization for gynecological oncologists as well as other medical
professionals who deal with gynecologic cancers. The Foundation for Women's
Cancer is the major U.S. organization that raises awareness and research
funding and provides educational programs and materials about gynecologic
cancers.

*See also[edit]*

· American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
· British Gynaecological Cancer Society

*References[edit]*

1. *^* Mount Sinai Hospital
2. *^* Foundation for Women's Cancer

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Tumors: female urogenital neoplasia (C51–C58/D25–D28,
179–184/218–221)

Adnexa Ovaries Glandular and epithelial/
surface epithelial-
stromal tumor CMS: · Ovarian serous cystadenoma
· Mucinous cystadenoma
· Cystadenocarcinoma

· Papillary serous cystadenocarcinoma

· Krukenberg tumor


· Endometrioid tumor
· Clear-cell ovarian carcinoma
· Brenner tumour


Sex cord-gonadal stromal · Leydig cell tumour
· Sertoli cell tumour
· Sertoli-Leydig cell tumour
· Thecoma
· Granulosa cell tumour
· Luteoma
· Sex cord tumour with annular tubules
· Steroid cell tumor (NOS)


Germ cell · Dysgerminoma
· Nongerminomatous

· Embryonal carcinoma
· Endodermal sinus tumor
· Gonadoblastoma
· Teratoma/Struma ovarii
· Choriocarcinoma


Fibroma · Meigs syndrome


Fallopian


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