Neoplasms of the Reproductive System

Neoplasms of the Reproductive System

by Carlo Raj, MD

Tumors of the reproductive system can be either malignant or benign. Cancers of the female reproductive system—namely cancer of the uterine cervix (cervical cancer); cancer of the uterine corpus; ovarian, vulvar, vaginal, fallopian tube cancers; and choriocarcinoma—are important causes of cancer morbidity and mortality worldwide. Cervical, endometrial, and ovarian cancers are relatively common, whereas choriocarcinomas and vulvar, vaginal, and fallopian tube cancers are very rare. Notably, cervical cancer is a largely preventable disease with the advent of vaccination and screening.

Often, cancers of these organs are heavily influenced by hormones, derive from hormone-secreting cells, or both. This means that several of them may have unique presentations (e.g., hirsutism or virilization) or have specific risks (e.g., nulliparity or obesity) that help in narrowing diagnoses.

Course Details

  • Videos 28
  • Duration 1:26 h
  • Quiz questions 58
  • Concept Pages 19


Your Educators of course Neoplasms of the Reproductive System

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

Dr. Carlo Raj is a Physician and Lecturer at Becker’s Healthcare, in Illinois, USA, and the CEO and founder of Indus Intellect Virtual MedEd, a medical education consulting company.
He obtained his MD from Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and is an international lecturer and public speaker.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Raj teaches courses on Pathology.

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By Alaena A. on 29. September 2022 for Types of Non Germ Cell Tumors

Very clearly articulated and organized. I like the quick break down of the NGCTs.

good organization
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I like the last table showing main differences of the different types of tumors.

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The professor seems to be too cold and the video could have way more images and interactions. I don't like this kind of video

Excellent Lectures
By Sudheer H. on 25. February 2021 for Breast Cancer: Mammographic Signs

Very Nice Lecture. He has a unique way of teaching topics and make us remember stuff and give a foundation on medicine. His Integrative Teaching method is very Good. Perfect Lecturer for Pathology