Vulvar Cancer Directory
Vulvar cancer is a rare disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of the vulva -- usually in the outer lips of the vagina. Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and older age can increase the risk of developing vulvar cancer. Possible signs include bleeding or itching, a lump in the vulva, and tenderness in the vulvar area. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about vulvar cancer, how it develops, its symptoms, treatment, and much more.
What Is Vulvar Cancer?
Vulvar cancer is a rare condition where abnormal cells form on the outer part of the female genitals. WebMD explains the symptoms, as well as how it’s diagnosed and treated.
What Are the Treatment Options for HPV?
WebMD explains the treatment options for HPV, or human papillomavirus, a sexually transmitted disease.
Vulvodynia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
Vulvodynia is a chronic pain condition that affects a woman's outer genitals, including the vulva. WebMD explains how vulvodynia is diagnosed and treated.
Information About the Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Infection by HPV (the human papillomavirus) is common. WebMD explains the risks of infection and the strains of HPV that can lead to cancer.
Vaginal Problems That Affect Your Sex Life
How to identify and treat common (and not-so-common) vaginal conditions
Women’s Cancer Q&A: Advances in Care
WebMD’s women's cancer expert Harold J. Burstein talks to WebMD' chief medical editor about treatment advances, research breakthroughs, and the prognosis for the future.
What Parents Should Know About the HPV, or Cervical Cancer, Vaccine
Some states now require girls to have the HPV vaccine to help protect against cervical cancer. Find out the latest information on the HPV vaccine here.
HPV, Cervical Cancer Vaccine: 15 Facts
Here is what you need to know about Gardasil, the new vaccine designed to help prevent cervical cancer and HPV infection.