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Dr Anita Mitra’s Guide To Gynaecological Cancer

2 MIN READ • 25th June 2021
Health and Wellbeing by Health and Wellbeing

While March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, there are also four other gynaecological cancers – here is my quick guide to them and their symptoms

Endometrial cancer

There are 9,300 cases in the UK per year, and one in 36 women in the UK will develop this cancer.

Signs and symptoms

  • Bleeding after menopause (this should always be checked – approximately 10 percent of postmenopausal bleeding is due to this cancer)
  • Bleeding after sex
  • Spotting/blood-stained discharge/bleeding between periods
  • Periods becoming heavier than normal

Is it genetic and is there any screening?

Up to five percent of cases...

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