What gynecological tumors are more aggressive?

Written by: Dr. Alejandro Martínez Bueno
Published: | Updated: 05/11/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Gynecological tumors are those affecting the female sexual organs, such as cervical cancer, uterine or ovarian. Such tumors include breast tumors.

In developing countries, cancer that has a higher condition is cervical cancer. For lack of controls and lack of sexual promiscuity and prevention, they have a high incidence with high morbidity and mortality.

uterine cancer

However, in developed countries the biggest problem of these diseases is presented with ovarian cancer, which is a very aggressive cancer. Whenever you locate a time surgical treatment with chemotherapy support, excellent results. But, as experts say Medical Oncology , if you are in advanced stages the disease is very aggressive.

The main treatment for gynecological tumors is surgery plus chemotherapy, based on the situation of each tumor must be evaluated with this support. In the case of cervical cancer when surgery is not an option and is used to treatment with radiotherapy plus chemotherapy has very good results, but usually have a high toxicity.

Risk factor's

In the case of cervical cancer, risk factors such as promiscuity and lack of control. It is not entirely clear whether condom use prevents it, but it is always advisable to use. It's in the vaccination schedule vaccine against human papillomavirus, which has been a tremendous advance for this condition.

For other tumors, no pregnancies have not breastfeed and heredity are the main causes of its appearance.

Gynecological cancer treatment

Determining the BRCA mutation is a technique that can demonstrate higher risk of gynecological pathology type. Not everyone has to this study, only if they have two family frontline who have had breast or gynecological cancer.

The vaccine mentioned in a previous paragraph is one of the most important advances in cancer recent years, with the number of patients with this disease is decreased.

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Dr. Alejandro Martínez Bueno

By Dr. Alejandro Martínez Bueno
Medical Oncology

Featured oncologist specializing in gynecological cancer and urological cancer type. With over 10 years experience. He currently works at the Institute Oncologico Dr Rosell at the University Hospital Dexeus Chiron. Work closely with our Oncology Laboratory to provide a molecular diagnosis and personalized treatments according to the genetic characteristics of each patient.

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