Taking Care of Your Health

Infographic: Prevention Tips for Gynecologic Cancer

September 01, 2017


All women are at risk for gynecologic cancer. We encourage women to take charge of their health by becoming more familiar with their bodies, learning to recognize possible signs of gynecologic cancer and promptly seeing a specialist if there are any concerns. To reduce your risks of developing gynecologic cancer, check out our tips below.

Stopping the Silence on Gynecologic Cancer

89,000 women are diagnosed each year with GYN cancersGet the facts & reduce your risk.

More than 89,000 women are diagnosed with gynecologic cancer each year in the U.S.

ALL women are at risk for gynecologic cancer
RISK increases with age
SYMPTOMS CAN VARY and are sometimes unrecognizable, so be sure to talk with your doctor if you have any concerns.

Prevention Tips

  • Maintain a healthy & balanced diet
  • Exercise 45 minutes or more daily
  • Quit smoking
  • Practice safe sex
  • Schedule annual well-woman screenings
  • Discuss HPV vaccination & family history with your doctor