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Hysterectomy — Conditions We Treat

  • Cervical cancer is abnormal cell growth that begins in the lower part of a woman’s uterus (the cervix).
  • Endometrial Cancer

    Endometrial cancer is a type of uterine cancer that starts in the endometrium, the tissue that lines the uterus. Endometrial cancer symptoms include abnormal bleeding from the vagina (either heavy or prolonged bleeding or bleeding between periods). An endometrial biopsy is one of the tests used to diagnose endometrial cancer.
  • Endometriosis is when tissue from your uterus has moved into other areas of your body, such as your pelvic area.
  • Ovarian cancer occurs when abnormal cells divide uncontrollably in a woman’s ovarian tissue.
  • Pelvic organ prolapse happens when organs can become dislodged and bulge out of the vagina or the anus. This happens when the pelvic floor — muscles and other tissues that support the bladder, uterus and other organs — becomes weakened or damaged.
  • Uterine cancer occurs when cells begin growing abnormally in a woman’s womb, or uterus. Endometrial cancer, a type of uterine cancer, starts in the lining of the uterus, or endometrium.
  • Uterine fibroids (also called leiomyoma) are not cancer. Affecting as many as one in five women, these benign fibroid tumors grow in a woman’s uterus and may require treatment.  
  • Vaginal cancer occurs when there is abnormal cell growth in tissues of the vagina, or birth canal.