Gynecological Oncology

As discussed in many Gynecologic conferences and Gynecologic meetings worldwide, it is stated that around 80,000 women are diagnosed with gynecologic cancers in the USA, and half of those were uterine cancer diagnoses with deaths of 8,000 women per year. Ovarian cancer is found to be the 2nd most common gynecologic cancer with around  22,000 new cases every year, leading to 16,000 deaths per year. Mortality of cases in cervical cancer have been decreased as Pap smears have become common in place. however there are about 12,000 diagnoses every year in which about 4,200 women die from this disease every year. Vulvar and vaginal cancer are comparitively rare and when diagnosed and treated early it offers good prognosis. 4,500 women are being diagnosed with vulvar cancer each year, in which there is about 950 deaths among them. Vaginal cancer account for about 2,600 diagnoses each year causing about 840 deaths. Every woman is at risk for augmenting a gynecologic cancer. It is estimated that there will be aroung 98,000 new cases diagnosed and approximately causing 30,000 deaths from gynecologic cancers in the USA during the year 2015 stated as per The American Cancer Society, in which Uterine cancer may have the large portion of about 50% cases with an estimated mortality rate of approximately 18.5%. The Ovarian cancer has the highest estimated mortality rate at 66%.