Cancer Resources

Gynaecologic Cancers

September is Gynaecologic Cancer Awareness Month!

To raise awareness and encourage early screening, check out these infographics on prevention, symptoms, and how BIPOC women are disproportionately affected. 

Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer begins in the ovaries and often remain undetected until it has spread to the abdomen or pelvis.

Uterine Cancer

Uterine cancer is the most common cancer of the female reproductive system & endometrial cacrinoma is the 4th most common female cancer overall

Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is mainly caused by the HPV virus. Vaccines and Pap Tests are available to prevent and detect early changes.

Vulvar Cancer

Vulvar cancer occurs on the outer female genitalia and can include melanoma or squamous cell carcinoma, which can be HPV or non HPV-related.

Vaginal Cancer

Vaginal cancer begins in the inner vaginal lining. Routine Pap tests, pelvic exams, and HPV vaccination can promote early detection.

Culturally Competent Screening

Coming soon!

Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

The same cancer can have drastically different health outcomes on different groups of people. It’s important to understand these differences and unique barriers faced by each group to mitigate the racial disparities they experience.