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Vaginal cancer

This page provides information for women, their partners and families about vaginal cancer. 

About vaginal cancer

Vaginal cancer is a rare cancer that starts inside the vagina. It is most commonly diagnosed in women over 60 years old.

The following links provide more information about vaginal cancer:

  • Cancer Research UK
    Includes information about diagnosing, treating and living with vaginal cancer
  • The Eve Appeal
    Includes information about key messages, the early signs and symptoms of vaginal cancer and actions that may reduce the risk of developing vaginal cancer
  • Macmillan
    Help and support for people affected by vaginal cancer
  • NHS Choices
    Includes information about causes, diagnosis and treatment of vaginal cancer

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