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Dr. Aasim Sehbai
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Vulvar cancer: Highly treatable. Usually a surgery like radical vulvectomy and chemotherapy and radiation therapy all modalities are employed in its treatment.

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A female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Depends : Depends how early it is caught . Like any other cancer the earlier the stage the better and easier to treat.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarab Alfata
20 years experience Family Medicine
Cancer: Vulvar cancer is a rare type of cancer. It forms in a woman's external genitals, called the vulva. The cancer usually develops slowly over several yea ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Genital cancer: Vulvar cancer is uncommon, a cancer of the external genitals of a woman. May present as a mass, an ulcerated abnormality, persistent nonhealing sore, ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Ruma
46 years experience Pathology
Postmenopausal women: This cancer is fortunately relatively rare representing only 5% of gynecological cancers, occuring in post-menopausal women around 65 years old or so. ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stages I - IV: Stage i vulvar cancer is limited to only the vulva. Stage ii means the cancer has invaded surrounding structures (like the anus). Stage iii indicates ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
By biopsy: If the physical exam of a troublesome area is suggestive, a biopsy of that skin area is used to make the diagnosis.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
16 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not exactly clear: The risk factors for vulvar cancer include cigarette smoking, vulvar dystrophy (eg lichen sclerosus), vulvar or cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, hu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Physical and biopsy: Vulva can be observed directly for any suspicious lesions. If there are any, those can be biopsied for examination by a pathologist. Hpv infection is ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No: The Vulvar cancer is very unusual in teenager.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keyur Mehta
17 years experience Radiation Oncology
Itching, pain: Itching, pain, bleeding/discomfort, among others.
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