Health Information

Overview

  • Anatomy of Female Pelvic Area

    The female pelvic area contains a number of organs and structures: the endometrium, uterus, ovaries, cervix, vagina, and vulva.

  • Vaginal Cancer: Introduction

    Vaginal cancer starts in the cells of your vagina, also known as the birth canal. The most common type of vaginal cancer develops over many years.

  • Vaginal Cancer

    Cancer of the vagina is rare. Certain factors thought to raise the risk for this type of cancer include advancing age, history of cervical cancer, and infection with the human papillomavirus.

  • Vaginal Cancer: Statistics

    Some people use statistics to figure out their chances of getting cancer—or their chance of being cured. Here are the latest statistics for vaginal cancer.

  • Vaginal Cancer: Risk Factors
  • Vaginal Cancer: Symptoms