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How common is vaginal cancer?
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Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 doctors agree
In brief: 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, previous hpv infection, ano-rectal cancer, vaginal intraepithial neoplasia, and multiple sexual partners. Smokers have a harder time fighting hpv infections and thus have higher rates of vaginal cancer.

In brief: 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, previous hpv infection, ano-rectal cancer, vaginal intraepithial neoplasia, and multiple sexual partners. Smokers have a harder time fighting hpv infections and thus have higher rates of vaginal cancer.
Dr. David Finke
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: 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/.

In brief: 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/.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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