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Treatment

Your treatment depends on where your cancer is, how big it is, whether it has spread anywhere else in your body and your general health. A team of doctors and other professionals discuss the best treatment and care for you.

Treatment decisions

The main treatments used for vulval cancer are surgery, radiotherapy and sometimes chemotherapy.

Surgery

The type of surgery you need depends on where the cancer is in your vulva.

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill vulval cancer cells.

Chemotherapy

When, where and how you have chemotherapy for vulval cancer, and the possible side effects.

Follow up

Find out about follow up appointments and tests after treatment for vulval cancer.

Last reviewed: 
14 Jun 2019

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