WOmen's cancers

Every day in Australia, around 50 women are told they have breast or a gynaecological cancer. Sadly, around 12 Australian women will die each day from a women's cancer. Funds raised by Cancer Council's Girls Night In goes towards research, prevention and treatment of women with breast, ovarian, cervical, vaginal, vulva and uterine cancers. Find out more about these cancers, including the prevalence, causes, symptoms, screening, treatment and prevention. 

Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

Use your Girls' Night In as a way to share tips on how you can help each take steps to try to prevent cancer. Learn more about how to prevent cancer here.

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Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women.

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Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

Around 1,300 women in Australia are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year.

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Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer

One in 162 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer by the age of 85.

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Cancer of the Vulva

Cancer of the Vulva

Cancer of the vulva has been linked to certain precancerous conditions.

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Uterine Cancer

Uterine Cancer

One in 47 women will be diagnosed with uterine cancer by the age of 85.

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Vaginal Cancer

Vaginal Cancer

As with many cancers, the exact cause of most vaginal cancers is unknown.

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