The branch of medicine that deals with cancers of the female reproductive organs including ovaries, uterus, cervix, vagina and vulva is gynaecological oncology. The gynaecological oncologists
are given extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of these cancers. Each gynaecological cancer has its own symptom. Uterine cancer presents with vaginal bleeding or spotting after menopause, persistent and dull lower abdominal pain, pain during intercourse and pink or white discharge. Cervical cancer is the second most common cause of death in women worldwide and it is mainly caused by persistent infection with the Human Papilloma Virus. This risk can be minimized by vaccinating women and girls before they become sexually active. Narayana Health Cancer Institute offers surgical services for the prevention, diagnosis, staging, treatment and care of women with gynaecological cancer with the help of some of the top gynaecologic oncologists in Bangalore. The department is handled by a multi-disciplinary team of specialists that comprise of cancer surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists clinical nurses and physiotherapists. Preventive oncology is also given importance and free screening camps are set up where techniques like colposcopy is used to diagnose and treat precancer and early cancers. Terminally ill patients are offered palliative care, pain management and home-based care. If any of the symptoms bother you, do not hesitate to seek medical help from our team of experts at Narayana Health.