Oncology

Preserving fertility before cancer treatment

Fertility after cancer is a concern for many women diagnosed during their reproductive years, but fertility preservation represents a real opportunity to improve their quality of life.

FIGO at 65: our global commitment

Joanna M. Cain, MD , internationally renowned OBGYN, teacher, researcher in women's health and gynecologic oncology, and long-term FIGO champion, shares her reflections on FIGO's 65th birthday...

HPV testing in El Salvador

Reseach from El Salvador, published in IJGO, strengthens recommendations for effective and affordable cervical cancer screening and treatment strategies in low and middle-income countries.

Cancer of the corpus uteri

FIGO's Updated Cancer Report (2018) addresses epidemiology, clinical management and new research into cancer of the corpus uteri (endometrial cancer)...

Treating Cancer During Pregnancy

Scientific evidence of outcomes for women who develop cancer during pregnancy, including the effects of various types of treatment.

Statement on Accelerating Cervical Cancer Elimination

FIGO presents our statement on Accelerating Cervical Cancer Elimination at the 144th WHO Executive Board Meeting.

Psychosexual health and cancer

A study on psychosexual health in FIGO’s Updated Cancer Report 2018 shows how vital it is to treat every aspect of gynecologic cancer, not just the physical disease itself...

Global ovarian cancer rates rising

Ovarian cancer is the seventh most commonly occurring cancer in women and the eighth most common cause of death from cancer in women in the world. In 2018 there were 300,000 new cases.

Targeted Therapy in Gynecologic Cancers

A new report from FIGO's IJGO shows how targeted therapies have been opening up a new era in cancer treatment...

Global Cervical Cancer Elimination

FIGO joins WHO Working Group on Increase Access to Screening and Treatment in global effort to eliminate cervical cancer