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External beam radiation therapy is a cancer treatment option that uses doses of radiation to destroy cancerous cells and shrink tumors.

A thorough and accurate cancer diagnosis is the first step in developing a vulvar cancer treatment plan.

Early detection of anal cancer is common because this cancer develops in part of the digestive tract that doctors are able to see and reach. Learn about anal cancer symptoms here.

The gynecologic oncologists at CTCA have years of training and experience in diagnosing and treating women with vulvar cancer.

Vulvar cancer treatments vary depending on the type and stage of the cancer, as well as the patient's age and overall health.

Learn more about anal cancer, its various forms and why incidence rates of this disease are on the rise. Find out how CTCA integrative care may help.

The clinical stage of anal cancer is determined following a physical exam, imaging tests and/or biopsy. Surgical or pathological staging (if surgery has been performed) is done by examining tissue.

Vulvar cancer is categorized by two main types: squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma. Learn about vulvar cancer types here.

Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) uses guided imaging to deliver a targeted radiation dose to a tumor located anywhere except the cranium.

Approximately 80 percent of vulvar cancer cases occur in women who are over the age of 50. Learn about vulvar cancer risk factors here.