Any cancer that starts in a woman's reproductive organs is known as gynecologic (Gyn) cancer. Five main types of cancer affect a woman's reproductive organs include: cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar. As a group, they are referred to as gynecologic cancer. A sixth, and very rare type of gynecologic cancer, is fallopian tube cancer. Each gynecologic cancer is unique with different signs and symptoms, risk factors and prevention strategies. Treatment is most effective when gynecologic cancers are found early.
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Robotic Gyn Surgery
Rochester Regional Health is a leader in robotic gynecologic surgery. In addition, Rochester General is an AAGL Center of Excellence in Minimally-invasive Gynecology, recognizing the hospital’s unparalleled commitment and ability to consistently deliver safe, effective care. For women needing surgery, our surgeons are experts in treating gynecological cancers using robotic surgery to minimize incisions and recovery times. Learn more +