Vaginal cancer

Common Name(s)

Vaginal cancer

Description for this condition is not yet available.
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

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.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

View Details

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
Top

How do you compare to others with this condition?

Privately answer questions about your health. Let resources, you select, come to you.

Anonymously share and see how your answers compare with others with this condition while privately providing key pieces of information to medical researchers, disease advocacy groups, and others ONLY YOU select to help speed up cures and better alternatives.

 
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

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.

http://www.CancerHopeNetwork.org

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

View Details

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
 
 
Top

Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Vaginal cancer" returned 100 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Vulvar and Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Intraepithelial Neoplasia 3 and Vaginal Intraepithelial Neoplasia 3: Experience of a Referral Institute.
 

Author(s): Efraim Siegler, Yakir Segev, Lena Mackuli, Ron Auslender, Mayan Shiner, Ofer Lavie

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2016 May;18(5):286-9.

 

Vulvar and vaginal malignant and premalignant lesions are uncommon and are clinically heterogeneous diseases with two pathways of carcinogenesis: human papillomavirus (HPV) induced or non-HPV induced.

Last Updated: 19 Jul 2016

Go To URL
RapidArc for centrally recurrent cervical cancer in the vaginal cuff following primary surgical therapy: a case report.
 

Author(s): I Lalya, A Maghous, E Marnouche, N Zaghba, K Andaloussi, M Elmarjany, K Hadadi, H Sifat, H Mansouri

Journal:

 

Pelvic recurrences of cervical cancer after primary surgical treatment can be potentially cured with radical hysterectomy or chemoradiation therapy. Combined radio-chemotherapy is believed to improve results compared to other option. Currently, RapidArc radiotherapy is considered ...

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2016

Go To URL
Definitive treatment of primary vaginal cancer with radiotherapy: multi-institutional retrospective study of the Korean Radiation Oncology Group (KROG 12-09).
 

Author(s): Ji Hyun Chang, Won Il Jang, Yong Bae Kim, Jin Hee Kim, Young Seok Kim, Yeon Sil Kim, Won Park, Juree Kim, Won Sup Yoon, Joo-Young Kim, Hak Jae Kim

Journal: J Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Mar;27(2):e17.

 

To assess the outcome of the treatment of primary vaginal cancer using definitive radiotherapy (RT) and to evaluate the prognostic factors of survival.

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2016

Go To URL

Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Vaginal cancer" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Primary vaginal cancer: role of MRI in diagnosis, staging and treatment.
 

Author(s): C S Gardner, J Sunil, A H Klopp, C E Devine, T Sagebiel, C Viswanathan, P R Bhosale

Journal: Br J Radiol. 2015 Aug;88(1052):20150033.

 

Primary carcinoma of the vagina is rare, accounting for 1-3% of all gynaecological malignancies. MRI has an increasing role in diagnosis, staging, treatment and assessment of complications in gynaecologic malignancy. In this review, we illustrate the utility of MRI in patients with ...

Last Updated: 20 Jul 2015

Go To URL
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

Go To URL
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

Go To URL
 
 
Top

Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

There are currently no related results available in Genetics Home Reference.

There are currently no related results available in GeneReviews.

There are currently no related results available in Genetic Testing Registry.

 
 
Top

Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

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, Not Otherwise Specified; 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: 30 Nov 2016

Go to URL
Phone or Email Reminder in Increasing Vaginal Dilator Use in Patients With Gynecologic Cancers Undergoing Brachytherapy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cervical Cancer; Endometrial Cancer; Radiation Toxicity; Vaginal Cancer

 

Last Updated: 3 Nov 2016

Go to URL
Longitudinal Evaluation of Women Undergoing Pelvic Exenteration for Treatment of Gynecologic Malignancy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cervical Cancer; Endometrial Cancer; Vaginal Cancer; Vulvar Cancer; Gynecologic Cancer

 

Last Updated: 10 Nov 2016

Go to URL