Vulvar Bumps and Lumps - From Oncolink - a physician answers a woman's question about what besides cancer can cause irregularities in the vaginal and vulvar areas.
Vulvar Self Examination - From IVF.com - a step-by-step guide to performing this important self-examination. Every woman should get acquainted with VSE, so she will be able to notice changes.
Anne's Vulvar Cancer Centre - Very welcoming site by a vulvar cancer survivor. Very nice pain management section. Be sure to read Anne's story!
Melanoma on the Vulva - The value of getting to know what your vulva
normally looks like and checking periodically. Melanomas usually show up in
non-hairy regions of the vulva. From HealthCentral.com.
Understanding Cancer of the Vulva - From the UK-based CancerBACUP organization, this is a clear, easy-to-understand guide to the basics. Bear in mind that some spellings and details of standards of care may vary from one country to another.
Vulvar Cancer Stages - The stages of cancer of the vulva, according to the FIGO (International Federation of Gynecologic Oncologists) system.
Vulvar Cancer Information - From Gynecologic Oncology Associates, this is a more detailed, fairly complete description, including hyperlinks to a glossary. It also includes information about VIN (vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia).
NCI's Patient Infomation on Vulvar Cancer - National Cancer Institute's Patient Information (PDQ file) - from CancerNet. Up-to-date information on vulvar cancer, with the current standards of care for treatment in the US.
Linda's Story From GynecologicalCancers.org - read Linda's detailed story through treatments for vulvar cancer. Written in October 2000, she tells *all*, including many post-operative difficulties. Probably not for the squeamish, but Linda's courage is inspiring, and (as far as I can tell) her prognosis is excellent.
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