Vaginal Cancer

Inside the condition centers at ThirdAge.com you can learn more about all conditions, including Vaginal Cancer. Research the condition by topics such as causes, symptoms, diagnosis, complications, and more. Learn how to take action with information on Vaginal Cancer treatment options, prevention methods, support groups, and more. Select a topic below for more information.

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What is Vaginal Cancer?

Vaginal cancer is an uncommon disease in which cancer cells grow from the cells of the vaginal lining. The vagina is a tube that connects the vulva (external female genitals) to the cervix (lower end of the uterus). The vagina is also called the “birth canal.”

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Learn what Vaginal Cancer is
What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Vaginal Cancer Causes
Causes
What causes Vaginal Cancer? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Vaginal Cancer Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Vaginal Cancer? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Vaginal Cancer Diagnosis
Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Vaginal Cancer Symptoms
Symptoms
What are the Vaginal Cancer symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Vaginal Cancer Complications
Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Vaginal Cancer
Screening
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Vaginal Cancer.
Vaginal Cancer Medications
Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Vaginal Cancer Prevention
Prevention
How can you prevent Vaginal Cancer? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Vaginal Cancer Treatment
Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Vaginal Cancer treatment options are available?
Vaginal Cancer Care
Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
Vaginal Cancer Doctors
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Do you need to contact a doctor about Vaginal Cancer? Select a location to find a specialist in your area.

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