Ovarian Cancer 5 (3)

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 (4)

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 4.7 (3)

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 4 (1)

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 5 (1)

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