Vaginal and Vulvar Cancers

Basic Information
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Learn how to lower your risk and about the symptoms, and risk factors for vaginal and vulvar cancers.

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Vaginal and vulvar cancers are rare in the United States. See detailed statistics.

Inside Knowledge
Inside Knowledge

CDC’s Inside Knowledge campaign raises awareness of the five main gynecologic cancers: cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar.

Not Just Words

This video discusses the importance of knowing the signs and symptoms of gynecologic cancer.

Featured Resources
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“I am a strong believer that early diagnosis saved my life,” says Brittany.

Vaginal and Vulvar Cancers

Share our fact sheet about vaginal and vulvar cancers.

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How much do you know about gynecologic cancers? Take this quick quiz!

CDC works with partners to reduce the burden of gynecologic cancer in the United States. Learn what CDC is doing.

Page last reviewed: August 20, 2021