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what is the prognosis of vaginal cancer in des daughter?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Significant: Women exposed while in the womb are 40 times more likely to develop vaginal or cervical cancer than women not exposed. The studies are primarily done on women who have not gone into menopause yet.
Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 27 years experience
Vaginal cancer: I am unsure why you were exposed to des. The prognosis is very good but she needs radical surgery which, unfortunately, destroys fertility.

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