Vaginal and Vulvar Cancers Statistics
Vaginal and vulvar cancers are very rare. While all women are at risk for these cancers, very few will get them. Together, they account for 6% to 7% of all gynecologic cancers diagnosed in the United States.†
In 2014 (the most recent year numbers are available)—
- 1,312 women in the United States were diagnosed with vaginal cancer.†
- 430 women in the United States died from vaginal cancer.†
- 5,133 women in the United States were diagnosed with vulvar cancer.†
- 1,085 women in the United States died from vulvar cancer.†
†Data source: U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2014 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta (GA): Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Cancer Institute; 2017. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/uscs.