There are several types of gynecologic cancer, each of which has a unique set of symptoms, risk factors, and causes. There is no set formula that determines who will develop gynecologic cancer and who will not. The risk factors for gynecologic cancer vary depending on the specific type of cancer.
All women are at risk of developing gynecologic cancer. This risk increases over time. The most common risk factors for gynecologic cancer include:
In addition to these common risk factors, we have outlined below risk factors by specific type of cancer.
Always consult with your doctor if you have any questions or concerns about your risk factors for gynecologic cancer.