18 September 2020
Gynaecological Cancers

Gynaecological Cancers


September is gynaecological cancer awareness month Cervical cancer Cervical cancer is the fourth most common female cancer in the world with over 2...
03 July 2020
Hysterectomy and the Different Routes

Hysterectomy and the Different Routes


Hysterectomy is a common procedure done by Gynaecologists in the Caribbean, the commonest indication being heavy menstrual bleeding due to uterine fib...
22 May 2020
Laparoscopy and its Advantages

Laparoscopy and its Advantages


Laparoscopy (key-hole surgery) is a minimal access procedure used frequently in gynaecology. It is either diagnostic or operative. It has numero...
08 May 2020
Vulval symptoms range from itching to bleeding to a mass being present

Vulval symptoms range from itching to bleeding to a mass being present


When a patient presents with a vulval symptoms they may complain of a lump or a mass and commonly itching, some would have been treated for yeast infe...
24 April 2020
Cervical Screening

Cervical Screening


Cervical screening is very important in the prevention of cervical cancer as cervical cancer has a long precancerous stage prior to becoming cancer an...
03 April 2020
Endometrial Hyperplasia

Endometrial Hyperplasia


Endometrial hyperplasia is an abnormality of the lining of the uterus where the lining is abnormally thickened and can range from a simple abnormality...
20 March 2020
Endometriosis

Endometriosis


ENDOMETRIOSIS is a chronic condition where the lining of the womb is found outside of the uterus and is commonly found in the pelvis, but occasionall...
13 March 2020
Uterine Cancer

Uterine Cancer


UTERINE CANCER IS the 6th most common female cancer worldwide. The commonest type of uterine cancer is Endometrial cancer whose incidence has incr...
06 March 2020
Postmenopausal bleeding

Postmenopausal bleeding


POSTMENOPAUSAL bleeding is bleeding occurring 1 year after menopause and has an incidence of 10 percent and a 10-15 percent risk of cancer, most endo...
28 February 2020
Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer


In the UK, ovarian cancer is the 6th most common cancer in women, with over 6,500 women diagnosed each year, in St Vincent and the Grenadines it is th...