Incidence and Mortality
Estimated new cases and deaths from vaginal (and other female genital) cancer in the United States in 2011:
New cases: 2,570.
Carcinomas of the vagina are uncommon tumors comprising 1% to 2% of gynecologic malignancies. They can be effectively treated, and when found in early stages, are often curable. The histologic distinction between squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma is important because the two types represent distinct diseases,...