What are the major presenting symptoms of vaginal cancer?

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 ulcer in the vagina, depending on the location, pain. Bleeding on intercourse may be an early sign.

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What are the signs and symptoms of vaginal cancer?

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 ulcer in the vagina, depending on the location, pain. Bleeding on intercourse may be an early sign.

What are the symptoms of vaginal cancer?

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 ulcer in the vagina, depending on the location, pain. Bleeding on intercourse may be an early sign.

What are the symptoms, if any of vaginal cancer?

Varies with stage. Vaginal cancer is uncommon but does occur. As it developes, there would be little, if any discomfort. The first signs may be bleeding with sex, and eventually an increased vaginal discharge, with or without bleeding. By the time pain symptoms occur with a vaginal cancer, it usually is invading into the surrounding tissues. Vaginal cancer could be found on your annual exam, before symptoms occur.
Pain and bleeding. There will be blood seen that is seen between or at times when not expected from menstruation. Pain is common with sexual activity. With advanced cancer there can be invasion into the bladder or rectum causing changes or bleeding in urine or bowel. Cervix cancer symptoms can be similar. A pelvic exam by your gynecologist with pap smears is the best screening and should be done yearly.

Does vaginal cancer usually cause many symptoms?

Yes/no. Depends on what type of vaginal cancer, but usually no. However, it is exceedingly rare to have.

What're the symptoms of cervical cancer or vaginal cancer?

None, until... What makes both cervical cancer (common) and vaginal cancer (quite rare) so vicious is that they are asymptomatic until they're quite advanced. This is one of the reasons for a routine health check here. Your physician knows how to do this. Good luck.

What are the signs and symptoms of uterine cancer and vaginal cancer?

Irregular bleeding. Uterine cancer may be asymptotic. Symptoms include, vaginal bleeding after menopause, prolonged periods or bleeding between periods, an abnormal, watery or blood-tinged discharge from your vagina, pelvic pain, pain during intercourse, enlarged lymph lymphnodes. In the case of vaginal cancer a mass or ulcer in the vagina. Anemia, weakness. In late stages, weight loss and cachexia.

Which are the concrete uterine cancer symptoms and vaginal cancer symptoms?

Common, not concrete. Most common early sign of uterine cancer is bleeding. Rare in young people- more common post-menopausal. For vaginal cancer, bleeding and pain would be high up on the list of symptoms.
No concrete symptoms. There is no one symptom that says you have cancer. Any abnormality should be investigated, definitive diagnosis is made only after pathologic confirmation. Fyi vaginal cancer is very rare.

What’s new in vaginal cancer research?

Several things. Scientists are learning more about tumor suppressor genes, refining radiation therapy techniques, and developing new procedures for reconstruction after surgery.
Not much right now. There are no open protocols through the gog (gynecology oncology group). Researchers are studying the role of hpv in vaginal cancer and it appears that there is some role for chemotherapy but since it is less common than ovarian and cervical cancers there is less research.

How common is vaginal cancer?

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.
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/.