Cervical cancer tends to grow slowly. It may remain in an early stage, confined to the cervical covering, for two to 10 years.
Fallopian-tube cancer is very rare.
Any malignant tumor that begins in the ovaries is called ovarian cancer.
There are two distinct points within the uterus where cancer may originate: the endometrium and the uterine wall.
Vaginal cancer is rare, accounting for only about 3 percent of cancers affecting the female reproductive system.
According to the American Cancer Society, more than 90 percent of vulvar cancers are squamous-cell carcinomas.
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