Vaginal cancer is rare cancer that is diagnosed. It most commonly occurs in the birth canal which are cells that line the surface of the vagina. Several types of cancers that occur at other places in the body can spread to the vagina but cancer that occurs in the vagina is rare and tough to treat. A diagnosis of vaginal cancer at an early stage might be cured.
A typical cells in the vagina are called vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia. Being diagnosed with vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia (VAIN) increases risk of vaginal cancer
Exposure to miscarriage prevention drug[diethylstillbestrol]
Multiple sexual partners
Early age at first intercourse
Treatment options depend on several factors, including the type, stage of vaginal cancer. Treatment for vaginal cancer typically includes Surgery[excision of the lesion or vaginectomy with or without pelvic nodal dissection] and Radiation could be external beam or brachytherapy .
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