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Gynecologic Oncology specialist Al Elbendary, MD, kicked off Gynecological Oncology Awareness Month in September 2013 with a fundraiser round-trip motorcycle ride from St. Louis to Key West, Florida and back.

Gynecological Cancer

Gynecologic cancer is any cancer that starts in a woman's reproductive organs. Cancer is always named for the part of the body where it starts. Gynecologic cancers begin in different places within a woman's pelvis, which is the area below the stomach and in between the hip bones.

    Each gynecologic cancer is unique, with different signs and symptoms, different risk factors (things that may increase your chance of getting a disease), and different prevention strategies. All women are at risk for gynecologic cancers, and risk increases with age. When gynecologic cancers are found early, treatment is most effective.

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