|Vulvar Cancer Stages|
Stage 0 - Carcinoma in situ, VIN 3, severe vulvar dysplasia. This stage is not malignant.
Stage I - Tumor 2 cm or less, and confined to the vulva or perineum
IA - Less than 1 mm invasion below the surface layer
IB - More than 1 mm invasion below the surface layer
Stage II - Cancer is confined to the vulva and/or perineum, and larger than 2 cm.
Stage III - Cancer has spread to the lower urethra or vagina or anus and/or local lymph nodes on one side.
Stage IVA - Cancer has spread to the upper urethra or bladder or rectum or local lymph nodes on both sides.
Stage IVB - Cancer has spread to the pelvic lymph nodes and/or sites more distant.
Understanding Gyn Cancer Staging
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