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Vaginal cancer information

What is vaginal cancer?

Vaginal cancer is a type of cancer that develops in the tissues of the vagina, also known as the birth canal. The vagina is a 3- to 4-inch tube that connects the cervix (the opening of the womb or uterus) and the vulva (the folds of skin around the opening to the vagina).

Vaginal cancer incidence

Vaginal cancer is rare, and the American Cancer Society estimates that 4,810 women in the United States will be diagnosed with this form of cancer in 2017.

Types of vaginal cancer

Learn about different types of vaginal cancer.

Vaginal cancer symptoms

Read about common vaginal cancer symptoms.

Vaginal cancer risk ractors

Read about common risk factors for vaginal cancer.

Stages of vaginal cancer

Learn about the stages of vaginal cancer.

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