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Surgery

The operation you have depends on the stage of the cancer, and where it is in your vagina. 

Types of surgery

Read about the different types of surgery for vaginal cancer.

Vaginal reconstruction

Find out about vaginal reconstruction is and what you need to do afterwards.

Preparing for surgery

Find out about what happens before surgery, the health professionals you meet and the exercises you need to do.

Going into hospital

Read about what you need to take in, what to expect and how to prepare to make it less stressful.

On the day

Find out what happens on the day of surgery, including about having an anaesthetic.

After surgery

Find out what happens after surgery and what to do to recover.

Side effects of surgery

The side effects of surgery depend on the type of operation you have had.

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