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What to ask your doctor about vulval cancer

Women discussing vulval cancer

Some questions that you might want to ask your doctor

  • How would I know if I had cancer of the vulva?
  • A member of my family has cancer of the vulva so am I at risk of getting it myself?
  • Will my cervical screening tests pick up vulval cancer?
  • Do you routinely examine the vulva when you do a cervical screening test?
  • Is there anything I can do to reduce my risk of cancer of the vulva?
  • Should I examine myself for signs of cancer of the vulva?
  • What should I do if I have itching or odd looking patches of skin in the vulval area?
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Updated: 27 January 2016