Ovarian Cancer 5 (1)

Ovarian cancer affects the ovaries (each about the size of an almond) on either side of the uterus.  It is the 6th most common cancer in women.  Although the cause … Read More

Cervical Cancer 5 (2)

Cervical cancer is cancer arising from the cervix just below the uterus.  It usually starts as pre-cancerous carcinoma-in-situ which can be detected using a PAP smear (see below).  The most … Read More

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease 0 (0)

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the female reproductive organs. It is usually caused by sexually transmitted bacteria or virus spread from your vagina to your uterus, fallopian … Read More

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding 0 (0)

Heavy menstrual bleeding also known as MENORRHAGIA is defined as regular bleeding which is abnormally prolonged or heavy (more than 80 ml) Symptoms Heavier periods than normal Bleeding more than … Read More

Fibroids 0 (0)

Fibroids are benign tumours in the uterus (womb) made up of smooth muscle (also known as leiomyoma).  They are common (around 1 in 3 women may have some form of … Read More