Vaginal cancer

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Vaginal cancer

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Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Vaginal cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

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Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Vaginal cancer" returned 93 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Vaginal metastasis of pancreatic cancer.
 

Author(s): Khadija Benhayoune, Hinde El Fatemi, Meryem El Ghaouti, Abdelaziz Bannani, Abdelilah Melhouf, Taoufik Harmouch

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Vaginal metastasis from pancreatic cancer is an extreme case and often indicates a poor prognosis. We present a case of pancreatic carcinoma with metastasis to the vagina that was discovered by vaginal bleeding. To our knowledge, this is the third case in the world of a primary pancreatic ...

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2015

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Effect of vaginal self-sampling on cervical cancer screening rates: a community-based study in Newfoundland.
 

Author(s): Pauline Duke, Marshall Godwin, Samuel Ratnam, Lesa Dawson, Daniel Fontaine, Adrian Lear, Martha Traverso-Yepez, Wendy Graham, Mohamad Ravalia, Gerry Mugford, Andrea Pike, Jacqueline Fortier, Mandy Peach

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Cervical cancer is highly preventable and treatable if detected early through regular screening. Women in the Canadian province of Newfoundland & Labrador have relatively low rates of cervical cancer screening, with rates of around 40 % between 2007 and 2009. Persistent infection ...

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2015

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Dosimetric Predictors of Radiation-Induced Vaginal Stenosis After Pelvic Radiation Therapy for Rectal and Anal Cancer.
 

Author(s): Christina H Son, Ethel Law, Jung Hun Oh, Aditya P Apte, T Jonathan Yang, Elyn Riedel, Abraham J Wu, Joseph O Deasy, Karyn A Goodman

Journal: Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys.. 2015 Jul;92(3):548-54.

 

Although vaginal stenosis (VS) is a recognized toxicity in women who receive pelvic radiation therapy (RT), the relationship between RT dose and the volume and extent of toxicity has not been analyzed. We modeled this relationship to identify predictors of VS.

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2015

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The terms "Vaginal cancer" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acr appropriateness Criteria management of vaginal cancer.
 

Author(s): Larissa J Lee, Anuja Jhingran, Elizabeth Kidd, Higinia Rosa Cardenes, Mohamed A Elshaikh, Beth Erickson, Nina A Mayr, David Moore, Ajmel A Puthawala, Gautam G Rao, William Small, Mahesh A Varia, Andrew O Wahl, Aaron H Wolfson, Catheryn M Yashar, William Yuh, David K Gaffney

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2013 Nov;27(11):1166-73.

 

Due to its rarity, treatment guidelines for vaginal cancer are extrapolated from institutional reports and prospective studies of cervical and anal cancer. An expert panel was convened to reach consensus on the selection of imaging and therapeutic modalities. The American College ...

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2014

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Vaginal metastases from colorectal cancer.
 

Author(s): Hwei Jene Ng, E H Aly

Journal: Int J Surg. 2013 ;11(10):1048-55.

 

Vaginal metastases originating from colorectal carcinoma are very rare. Due to the limited number of reported cases, there is no proposed standard treatment and little is known about its management outcome.

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2013

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Looking ahead: a case for human papillomavirus testing of self-sampled vaginal specimens as a cervical cancer screening strategy.
 

Author(s): Patti E Gravitt, Jerome L Belinson, Jorge Salmeron, Keerti V Shah

Journal: Int. J. Cancer. 2011 Aug;129(3):517-27.

 

Even in the era of highly effective human papillomavirus (HPV) prophylactic vaccines, substantial reduction in worldwide cervical cancer mortality will only be realized if effective early detection and treatment of the millions of women already infected and the millions who may not ...

Last Updated: 15 Jul 2011

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Radiation Therapy and Cisplatin With or Without Triapine in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed Stage IB2, II, or IIIB-IVA Cervical Cancer or Stage II-IVA Vaginal Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cervical Adenocarcinoma; Cervical Adenosquamous Carcinoma; Cervical Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage IB2 Cervical Cancer; Stage II Vaginal Cancer; Stage IIA Cervical Cancer; Stage IIB Cervical Cancer; Stage III Vaginal Cancer; Stage IIIB Cervical Cancer; Stage IVA Cervical Cancer; Stage IVA Vaginal Cancer; Stage IVB Vaginal Cancer

 

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2016

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Psychosexual Intervention in Patients With Stage I-III Gynecologic or Breast Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ovarian Sarcoma; Ovarian Stromal Cancer; Stage I Uterine Sarcoma; Stage I Vaginal Cancer; Stage I Vulvar Cancer; Stage IA Cervical Cancer; Stage IA Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage IA Fallopian Tube Cancer; Stage IA Ovarian Epithelial Cancer; Stage IA Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IA Primary Peritoneal Cavity Cancer; Stage IB Cervical Cancer; Stage IB Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage IB Fallopian Tube Cancer; Stage IB Ovarian Epithelial Cancer; Stage IB Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IB Primary Peritoneal Cavity Cancer; Stage IC Fallopian Tube Cancer; Stage IC Ovarian Epithelial Cancer; Stage IC Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IC Primary Peritoneal Cavity Cancer; Stage II Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage II Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor; Stage II Uterine Sarcoma; Stage II Vaginal Cancer; Stage II Vulvar Cancer; Stage IIA Cervical Cancer; Stage IIA Fallopian Tube Cancer; Stage IIA Ovarian Epithelial Cancer; Stage IIA Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IIA Primary Peritoneal Cavity Cancer; Stage IIB Cervical Cancer; Stage IIB Fallopian Tube Cancer; Stage IIB Ovarian Epithelial Cancer; Stage IIB Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IIB Primary Peritoneal Cavity Cancer; Stage IIC Fallopian Tube Cancer; Stage IIC Ovarian Epithelial Cancer; Stage IIC Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IIC Primary Peritoneal Cavity Cancer; Stage III Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor; Stage III Uterine Sarcoma; Stage III Vaginal Cancer; Stage III Vulvar Cancer; Stage IIIA Cervical Cancer; Stage IIIA Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage IIIA Fallopian Tube Cancer; Stage IIIA Ovarian Epithelial Cancer; Stage IIIA Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IIIA Primary Peritoneal Cavity Cancer; Stage IIIB Cervical Cancer; Stage IIIB Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage IIIB Fallopian Tube Cancer; Stage IIIB Ovarian Epithelial Cancer; Stage IIIB Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IIIB Primary Peritoneal Cavity Cancer; Stage IIIC Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage IIIC Fallopian Tube Cancer; Stage IIIC Ovarian Epithelial Cancer; Stage IIIC Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IIIC Primary Peritoneal Cavity Cancer; Breast Cancer

 

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2015

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Study of DNA Mutations in Predicting the Effect of External-Beam Radiation Therapy in Patients With Early Breast Cancer, Localized Prostate Cancer, or Gynecological Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Breast Cancer; Cervical Cancer; Endometrial Cancer; Fallopian Tube Cancer; Ovarian Cancer; Primary Peritoneal Cavity Cancer; Prostate Cancer; Sarcoma; Vaginal Cancer; Vulvar Cancer

 

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2013

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