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

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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 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 and how you have an anaesthetic.

After surgery

Your guide to what happens after having surgery for vaginal cancer.

Side effects of surgery

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

Last reviewed: 
08 May 2018

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