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gardasil help with vaginal cancer

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Ann Roberts
41 years experience Gynecology
Risk reduction: The gardsil vaccine will reduce the risk (but not prevent all cases) of cancer associated with the high-risk hpv viruses. This includes cancer of th ... Read More
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Yes: Cervarix is another vacination against hpv 16 & 18 , gardiasil protect against hpv 16 & 18, also 6 & 11. 16 & 18 are associated with cervical, vagina ... Read More

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rare: The rate is 1 in 3, 300 people, or 0.03% of the population. Risk factors for vaginal cancer include: history of abnormal pap smear, hpv warts, previo ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Rare: There are fewer than 1000 cases/year in the us. See this site for more info. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002479/.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Tay
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not very: According to the american cancer society, there are estimated 2680 cases diagnosed in 2012, which is about 1/100 of gynecological malignancies.
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Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Vaginal cancer: Very rare. It is 1/10th as common as cervical cancer. About 1200-1500 cases per year.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Several things: Scientists are learning more about tumor suppressor genes, refining radiation therapy techniques, and developing new procedures for reconstruction aft ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Bleeding/GYN exam.: This often presents with no symptoms. The most common symptom is irregular vaginal bleeding, like after intercourse or between periods, or postmenopa ... Read More
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Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Vaginal cancer: It depends on location and stage. A proximal (vaginal cuff) cancer that is stage i can be treated very well with surgery. Otherwise, chemo radiation i ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
MD: You need to see a gynecologist for an exam. No other way. Best to you.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
Vaginal: Cancer of the vagina
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Discharge, mass: Pain, ulcer. Vaginal cancers are less common than cervical cancer. The lesions are likely to manifest by producing bloody discharge, mass and/or ulc ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very, very rarely: Vaginal cancer is rare, and usually found in older women (at least over the age of 30!) or uncommonly in very young girls (under the age of 8). Young ... Read More
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