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7 Symptoms of Vaginal Cancer That Women Should Be Aware Of
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7 Symptoms of Vaginal Cancer That Women Should Be Aware Of

This is a rare type of cancer that starts in the vagina where the treatment has a high success rate when detected early.

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There's a lot of information available online when it comes to diseases, especially cancer. While it's important not to dwell too much on the information online which can build up anxiety, make sure not to dismiss what seem like signs either. Because in a lot of cases, when the cancer is detected early there's a high chance of getting successful treatment. Always speak to your doctor immediately if you ever suspect any symptoms. The sooner you start treatment, the better it will work. Don't be afraid to ask for help and assistance. 

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Now let's get into the scientific nitty-gritty about one particular type of cancer. Accounting for about 1% of female genital cancers is vaginal cancer, estimates the National Cancer Institute, according to Healthline. Vaginal cancer is a rare type of cancer that starts in the vagina, which is a muscular canal with a soft, flexible lining that connects the uterus to the outside of one's body. 

Disclaimer : This article is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.