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Vulvar Cancer

Vulvar Cancer

Last Reviewed : 12/29/2020
Vulvar Cancer

The vulva is the outer part of the female genital organs. Vulvar carcinoma encompasses any malignancy that arises in the skin; glands; or underlying stroma of the perineum, including the mons, labia minora, labia majora, Bartholin glands, or clitoris.An uncommon cancer of women, is seen primarily in women over the age of 50 although it is becoming more common in younger women. Symptoms may include constant itching, severe burning or pain, whitening or roughening of the skin of the vulva, and bleeding or discharge that is not related to menstrual periods. Cancer of the vulva is the fourth most common malignancy of the female genital tract.Vulvar cancer accounts for about 5% of cancers of the female genital system in the United States. Currently, approximately 75% of patients with vulvar carcinomas will be cured, making vulvar carcinoma responsible for approximately 900 deaths annually in the United States.
 

We researched this topic for you and found the following best online resources. They are categorized into basic, advanced, and research level based on the extent of information you need. You will be taken to the respective websites by pressing on the links below.


Basic information:

http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/vulvar-cancer/overview. cancer.net, vulvar cancer

http://www.cancer.gov/types/vulvar/patient/vulvar-treatment-pdq. nih, general information about vulvar cancer

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vulvar-cancer/basics/definition/con-20043483. mayo clinic, vulvar cancer

https://www.oncolink.org/cancers/gynecologic/vulvar-cancer/all-about-vulvar-cancer. onco link, all about vulvar cancer

http://patient.info/in/health/vulval-cancer. patient, vulvar cancer

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/264898-overview. medscape, malignant vulvar lesions

https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/gynecology-and-obstetrics/gynecologic-tumors/vulvar-cancer. merck manual, vulvar cancer

http://www.healthline.com/health/cancer-vulva. health line, vulvar cancer

http://www.cancer.ca/en/cancer-information/cancer-type/vulvar/vulvar-cancer/?region=on. cancer canada society, vulvar cancer

http://www.cancercenter.com/vulvar-cancer/symptoms/. cancer treatment centers of america, vulvar cancer

http://www.dana-farber.org/adult-care/treatment-and-support/vulvar-cancer.aspx#cancer_summary. dana farber cancer institute, vulvar cancer

 


Advanced information:

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1001/p1269.html. american family physician, vulvar cancer

http://www.glowm.com/section_view/heading/radiation%20therapy%20for%20vulvar%20carcinoma/item/259. glowm, vulvar cancer

https://www.dovepress.com/vulvar-cancer-epidemiology-clinical-presentation-and-management-option-peer-reviewed-fulltext-article-ijwh. vulvar cancer: epidemiology, clinical presentation, and management options

https://medlineplus.gov/vulvarcancer.html. medline plus, vulvar cancer

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/vulvarcancer/detailedguide/vulvar-cancer-what-is-vulvar-cancer. american cancer society, vulvar cancer

http://www.cancer.gov/types/vulvar/hp/vulvar-treatment-pdq. nih, vulvar cancer

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/type/vulval-cancer/. cancer research uk, vulvar cancer

http://www.ajronline.org/doi/full/10.2214/ajr.12.9714. ajr, multimodality imaging of vulvar cancer: staging, therapeutic response, and complications
 



Research:

http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/107/3/dju426.full. jnci, adjuvant therapy in lymph node–positive vulvar cancer: the ago-care-1 study, jnci j natl cancer inst (2015) 107(3): dju426doi: 10.1093/jnci/dju426

http://bmccancer.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2407-14-822. biomed central, rock1 as a novel prognostic marker in vulvar cancer, bmc cancer201414:822, doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-14-822, akagi et al.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/s2211338x12000567. science direct, long term response to erlotinib in a patient with recurrent vulvar carcinoma: case report and review of literature, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gynor.2012.07.002

https://springerplus.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s40064-016-1767-7. prognostic factors in patients with vulvar cancer treated with primary surgery: a single-center experience, springerplus20165:125, doi: 10.1186/s40064-016-1767-7, imoto et al. 2016

http://www.hoajonline.com/gynecology/2052-6210/1/5. clinical analysis of vulvar carcinoma, doi : http://dx.doi.org/10.7243/2052-6210-1-5, 2013 guiying et al; licensee herbert publications ltd.

http://www.nature.com/bjc/journal/v109/n1/full/bjc2013273a.html. epithelial-mesenchymal transition-like events in vulvar cancer and its relation with hpv, british journal of cancer (2013) 109, 184–194. doi:10.1038/bjc.2013.273

http://ar.iiarjournals.org/content/30/6/2311.full. vulvar cancer: prognostic factors

http://bmccancer.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2407-6-157. biomed central, challenging the concept of microinvasive carcinoma of the vulva: report of a case with regional lymph node recurrence and review of the literature, bmc cancer 2006 6:157, doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-6-157, sidor et al.

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/criog/2015/324634/. vulvar metastasis from bladder cancer, case reports in obstetrics and gynecology, volume 2015 (2015), article id 324634, 3 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/324634

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijr/2015/761867/. gynaecological screening for cervical and vulvar malignancies in a cohort of systemic sclerosis patients: our experience and review of the literature, international journal of rheumatology
volume 2015 (2015), article id 761867, 5 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/761867

 


Related topics:

http://www.cancernetwork.com/oncology-journal/acr-appropriateness-criteria-adjuvant-therapy-vulvar-cancer. acr appropriateness criteria adjuvant therapy in vulvar cancer

http://www.healio.com/hematology-oncology/gynecologic-cancer/news/print/hemonc-today/%7bd93db15f-52ca-434e-b35e-193c8d0833aa%7d/the-role-of-imaging-in-recurrent-vulvar-carcinoma. the role of imaging in recurrent vulvar carcinoma

http://www.oncologypractice.com/specialty-focus/gynecologic/single-article-page/new-vulvar-cancer-guidelines-stress-regional-disease-control/d13805c4f82cfad8c65915ac70c179e6.html. new vulvar cancer guidelines stress regional disease control

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/258854513_vulvar_cancer_surgery. vulvar cancer surgery

http://www.icd10data.com/icd10cm/codes/c00-d49/c51-c58/c51-/c51.9. icd10data.com

http://www.acog.org/resources-and-publications/committee-opinions/committee-on-gynecologic-practice/management-of-vulvar-intraepithelial-neoplasia. management of vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia

 


Other articles:

http://www.ncin.org.uk/publications/data_briefings/vulval_cancer_trends_and_variations_by_age. vulval cancer – trends and variations by age

http://www.gfmer.ch/guidelines/female_genital_neoplasms/vulvar_cancer.htm. obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive medicine guidelines

http://wearethecure.org/learn-more-about-canince-cancer/canine-cancer-library/vaginal-and-vulvar-tumors/. vaginal and vulvar tumors

https://www.verywell.com/vulvar-self-exam-514538. adding vulvar self-exam to your at-home routine

http://www.forbes.com/sites/tarahaelle/2015/07/15/gardasil-hpv-vaccine-safety-assessed-in-most-comprehensive-study-to-date/#4e88ae2253ad. gardasil hpv vaccine safety assessed in most comprehensive study to date
 



Other helpful resources:

http://www.vaco.co.uk/. vulva awareness campaign organisation

http://www.macmillan.org.uk/information-and-support/vulva-cancer. macmillan support

http://www.foundationforwomenscancer.org/types-of-gynecologic-cancers/vulvar/. foundation for women’s cancer

http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/vulval-cancer/. support dermnet nz

https://eveappeal.org.uk/gynaecological-cancers/vulval-cancer/. the eve appeal

http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/answered-questions/you-need-answer-vulvar-cancer. go ask alice

https://www.sharecare.com/health/vulvar-cancer-female-reproduction. share care

http://www.cancerschmancer.org/vulvar-cancer. cancer schmancer movement

http://www.mdjunction.com/forums/vulvar-cancer-discussions/general-support/11057308-vulvar-cancer. md junction, online support groups
 



Related videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2ejipr2n6c. youtube, what every woman should know: vaginal & vulvar cancer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unizwtmr1ha. youtube, what is vulvar cancer ? vulvar cancer causes, symptoms, treatment

www.cancercenter.com/vulvar-cancer/stages/. ctca, vulvar cancer staging

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=id-o-ion3eq. youtube, cancer of vulva

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuppcq6x0fq. youtube, inguinoscopy for vulvar cancer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5gcoxxy0ai. youtube, vulvar biopsy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwuq8k_el4u. youtube, vulvar cancer: often misdiagnosed as an abscess

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73-qztwlyjs. youtube, electrochemotherapy procedure in squamous vulvar cancer
 



Presentation/quiz/newspaper articles:

http://www.slideshare.net/doctorbobm/cancer-of-the-vulva. slideshare, cancer of vulva

http://www.slideshare.net/sravanthi_1786/management-of-vulvar-carcinoma.slidesharemanagement of vulvar carcinoma

https://prezi.com/cah7kzvxxnha/vulvar-cancer/. prezi, vulvar cancer

https://prezi.com/qyeysr3q3bpg/vulvar-cancer/. prezi, vulvar cancer

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-144452/our-guide-vulval-cancer.html. daily mail

https://www.nursingtimes.net/clinical-archive/cancer/the-lived-experience-of-younger-women-with-vulval-cancer-the-impact-of-delayed-diagnosis/5011488.article. the lived experience of younger women with vulval cancer: the impact of delayed diagnosis

http://www.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/cancer-vulva/overview.html. the new york times

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