Living with vaginal cancer

After having treatment for vaginal cancer you may need support to help you cope with the side effects of treatment or the cancer itself. There are many organisations which can help you as well as support services. 

Coping with vaginal cancer

Coping with vaginal cancer can be difficult. Help and support are available. There are things you can do and people to help you. 

Life after a hysterectomy

Having your womb removed (a hysterectomy) can be a big operation. Find out how to cope and where to get support.

Your sex life after vaginal cancer

Some treatments for vaginal cancer can affect your sex life.

Living with colostomy or urostomy

How to live with a colostomy or urostomy after vaginal cancer. Find out how it can affect you and what can help.

Support at home

You might need some care and support at home due to vaginal cancer or its treatment. A lot of practical and emotional support is available to you. 

Resources and support

Organisations, support groups, books, and other resources to help you cope with vaginal cancer and treatment.


Last reviewed: 
09 Sep 2021
Next review due: 
09 Sep 2024
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