Skip to main content
FIGO Vision, Mission and Commitments
FIGO structure and governance
FIGO internal policy documents
Contact the FIGO Secretariat
FIGO vacancies and opportunities
FIGO's Sustainability and Environmental team
How to join FIGO
Current FIGO projects
Completed FIGO projects
Other collaborative activities
FIGO Working Groups
In official relations with FIGO
FIGO General Assembly resolutions
Introduction to the FIGO World Congress - and Brazil 2018!
FIGO World Congress 2015
FIGO World Congress archive
Introduction to FIGO Regional Conferences
Upcoming FIGO Regional Congress - Middle East and Africa 2018!
FIGO Regional Conference archive
Publications & Resources
International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics
FIGO Three-Year Report
FIGO Cancer Report 2012/2015
FIGO Committee and Working Group Publications
The lectures and speeches of Professor Mahmoud F Fathalla
FIGO Project Publications
General resources on women’s health
Publications & Resources
Women's health newsfeed
Swedish researchers present new ovarian cancer treatment
Gynaecology and Technology
Metastatic ovarian cancer sufferers could soon be treated with a radioactive substance that seeks and destroys tumour cells in the future, it has been claimed.
African nations 'ignoring cancer problem'
Health officials in Africa are failing to give cancer the same attention as conditions such as HIV/Aids, malaria and tuberculosis, it has been claimed.
Cervical cancer tests 'saving lives in Zambia'
A health initiative in Zambia is helping provide cervical cancer screening for women in two of the country's nine provinces, it has been reported.
Majority of UK teens 'accepting HPV vaccination'
Gynaecology and Women's Health
Seven in ten eligible 12 to 13-year-old girls in the UK were fully immunised against HPV during 2008-09, according to a National Health Service (NHS) report.
Lifestyle 'a factor in breast cancer risk'
Research conducted by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has indicated that lifestyle does significantly impact on the risk of breast cancer in women.
Breast cancer researchers 'discover potential cure'
British scientists are a step closer to developing a cure for breast cancer, according to research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Ovarian cancer awareness 'should be a priority'
Ovarian cancer must be made a health priority if the high mortality rates associated with the condition are to be reduced, it has been claimed.
Ovarian cancer sufferers 'facing treatment delay'
A new study has indicated that many women with ovarian cancer are facing delays in receiving a diagnosis despite reporting symptoms to their doctor.
UK ovarian cancer rates 'have dropped during last decade'
A fifth fewer women have developed ovarian cancer in the UK over the last ten years, a new study has indicated.
Cancer survival rates 'improving'
A new study has indicated that cancer survival rates are improving in 15 to 24 year olds.
Share this page
Share this page on
Print this page