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Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is vulval cancer?

Cancer of the vaginal opening. Risk factors include advanced age, infection with HPV, and smoking.

Symptoms of vulval cancer

  • Bleeding in between menstrual cycles / periods or after menopause

Questions your doctor may ask to check for vulval cancer

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose vulval cancer

  • Have you had vaginal bleeding, brown or pink colored vaginal discharge outside of your periods? Or, after the menopause?

Treatment for vulval cancer

A specialist will confirm the diagnosis and recommend a treatment plan based on factors such as the extent of the disease. The main treatment options include surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.

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References

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    https://www.ejog.org/article/S0301-2115(20)30338-9/fulltext

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