Coronavirus and cancer

We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help. If you have symptoms of cancer contact your doctor.

Read our information about coronavirus and cancer


Find out about the symptoms of vaginal cancer and when to see your doctor.

Getting diagnosed

Information about seeing your GP, referral to a specialist and the tests you might have.

Risks and causes

We don’t know what causes most vaginal cancers. But there are some factors that may increase your risk of developing it.

Types and grades

There are a number of different types of vaginal cancer. The grade of a cancer gives doctors an idea of how fast growing it is.


The stage of a cancer tells you about its size and whether it has spread. It helps your doctor decide which treatment you need.


Your treatment depends on a number of factors including the type and stage of cancer and where the cancer is in your vagina.

Research and clinical trials

Find out about the latest UK research and clinical trials looking at vaginal cancer and how to take part in a trial.


Find out about survival for vaginal cancer. These statistics are general and should only be used as a guide. 

Living with vaginal cancer

Get support to cope during and after treatment. 

Last reviewed: 
06 Apr 2018

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