September is Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month. Gynecological cancers are cancers of women's reproductive organs and include cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar cancer.
Some signs to watch for include:
If you notice unusual symptoms for two weeks or longer, please consult your doctor. It may be nothing, but it is a good idea to get checked out.
Watch this short video to learn more about lifestyle, screening and symptoms related to gynecological cancers.
Connect online with other women living with a gynecologic cancer in the Gynecologic Cancers support group on Mayo Clinic Connect.