Interview With A Vaginal Cancer Surivor - If you have been diagnosed with vaginal cancer, read this inspiring story FIRST before reading any other information!
How to Perform Vaginal Self Exam - From Northwestern Memorial Hospital - how to examine your vagina and cervix to determine what is normal so you can more quickly recognize changes. Note other parts of this tutorial on the right hand side of the page.
Lumps and Bumps - From Oncolink - a physician answers a woman's question
about what besides cancer can cause irregularities in the vaginal and vulvar
Vaginal Cysts, Polyps, and Warts - Descriptions of some benign (not cancerous) causes for vaginal irregularities.
Cancer Overview - From St. Joseph's Hospital, an overview of the types
of vaginal cancer, symptoms, detection, and treatment.
Stages of Vaginal Cancer - The stages of cancer of the vagina, according to the FIGO (International Federation of Gynecologic Oncologists) system.
Info and Questions to Ask - From the Women's Cancer Information Center Web site - Overview of vaginal cancer, and a list of questions to ask your doctor.
Cancer of the Vagina - From Gynecologic Oncology Associates, a description of the 2 main types of vaginal cancer, hyperlinks to define terms, and a description of the connection with DES.
Cancer FAQ - This is a short FAQ from
the Eyes on the Prize site. Includes brief information on staging.
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