Vaginal cancer facts*
*Vaginal cancer facts by John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
What is vaginal cancer?
Vaginal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the vagina.
The vagina is the canal leading from the cervix (the opening of uterus) to the outside of the body. At birth, a baby passes out of the body through the vagina (also called the birth canal).
Vaginal cancer is not common. When found in early stages, it can often be cured. There are two main types of vaginal cancer:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/18/2014
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