Overview

  1. Am I At Risk for Vulvar Cancer?

    Doctors don’t know what causes vulvar cancer, but they have identified many possible risk factors, including advancing age and infection with HPV.

  2. Anatomy of the Vulva
  3. Statistics About Vulvar Cancer
  4. Types of Vulvar Cancer
  5. Vulvar Cancer

    Nearly 90 percent of vulvar cancers are squamous cell carcinomas. Melanoma is the second most common type of vulvar cancer.

  6. What Are the Symptoms of Vulvar Cancer?
  7. What Can I Do If I Am At Risk for Vulvar Cancer?

    The best thing you can do to prevent vulvar cancer is to lower the risks you can control and to get regular gynecological exams. In some cases, doctors also recommend doing self-exams.

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