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Vaginal cancer

/upload/vagina/vagina.gifThe most common form of vaginal cancer is squamous epithelial carcinoma, which constitutes about 2/3 of all cases.

Other rare forms are melanoma, adenocarcinoma, undifferentiated carcinoma, leiomyosarcoma, and sarcoma botryoides.  

Incidence 

Vaginal cancer is rare and only about 1 of every 1,100 women will develop vaginal cancer in her lifetime. A woman’s risk for vaginal cancer continually increases with age.

 

Age-specific incidence of vaginal cancer, 2009–2013.

Source: Cancer Registry of Norway

 

 

Incidence of vaginal cancer, 1975–2014.

Source: National Cancer Institute. Bethesda, MD, USA

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