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Who gets vaginal cancer? Am I at risk?

 

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Who gets vaginal cancer?

More than 70 percent of women diagnosed with vaginal cancer are over 60.

Teenagers and young women are at a greater risk of developing clear cell adenocarcinoma, a relatively rare type of vaginal cancer.

Women with certain strains of HPV have a higher risk of developing vaginal cancer.

What are the causes of vaginal cancer?

The causes of vaginal cancer are still unknown, though researchers have identified certain risk factors, including:





  
  


Samantha Fields
10/01/2010
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