General information about the vagina
The vagina is the female organ of sexual intercourse. It is a long, muscular, tube-like passageway extending from the cervix to the vulva. The vagina is also referred to as the birth canal.
What is vaginal cancer?
Vaginal cancer is an uncommon, malignant disease that begins in the thin, flat cells of the tissues lining the vagina. Vaginal cancer is commonly diagnosed in women 60 years of age and older but is highly curable if detected and treated in early stages.
Signs and symptoms of vaginal cancer
Early warning signs and symptoms of vaginal cancer often go unnoticed. Symptoms could include:
Traditional treatment options for vaginal cancer
Traditional treatment options could include surgical removal of the entire uterus, cervix, vagina, and ovaries. Other organs of the pelvic region could be surgically removed requiring artificial openings to be created for removal of waste and urine from your system. Treatment options could also include the use of toxic medicines. Your doctor may suggest:
Death and mortality statistics for vaginal cancer
Hope4Cancer Institute treatment program for vaginal cancer
Vaginal Cancer is a very stressful diagnosis and your healthcare team understands this. At Hope4Cancer Institute we will make every effort to keep you up to date and comfortable with your diagnosis, options, and treatment. We work with you to ensure that every aspect of your vaginal cancer treatment program is successful. The recommendations your healthcare team make to you will be for the most effective alternative treatments.
Individual treatment plans will vary. Hope4Cancer Institute optimizes your vaginal cancer treatment program by integrating our therapies which could include:
Our therapies can help to reduce cancer related side effects and improve your overall quality of life.
Our innovative approach to cancer treatment focuses not only on the disease, but on the patient's mind, body, and spirit.
Individual treatment plans will vary. Hope4Cancer Institute optimizes your vaginal cancer treatment program by integrating our therapies which could include: Call us today at 888-544-5993. Our patient liaison is waiting to tell you more about our innovative approach to vaginal cancer treatment.