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5 types of gynecological cancer
San Diego Union-Tribune

Gynecologic cancer starts in a woman’s reproductive organs and begins in different places in a woman’s pelvis — the area under the stomach and between the hip bones. Here are five types:

Cervical cancer. This type begins in the cervix, the lower, narrow end of the uterus. This type of cancer is very preventable in most Western countries thanks to tests and a vaccine to prevent human papillomavirus infections.