Vaginal cancer is an uncommon gynecologic malignancy, however, the specialists at NYP Queens have extensive experience diagnosing and treating this condition. There are several types of vaginal cancer that can only be identified after performing a biopsy. Unusual or abnormal vaginal bleeding or discharge is the most frequent symptom patients complain about.
Vaginal Cancer Expertise
The board-certified gynecologic oncologists at NYP Queens are expert in the treatment of vaginal cancer. As part of a team that consist of radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, nurses and other professional, they provide all of the latest diagnostic testing and therapeutic options. The complex management of vaginal cancer can be initiated and completed at NYP Queens, making it logistically convenient for the patient.
Vaginal cancer can often be treated with a surgical approach. The type of surgery recommended will depend on the type of vaginal cancer, its location in the vagina, and the extent of disease. All surgical options are available at NYP Queens and are customized to the needs of the patient.
Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy
Some cases of vaginal cancer require radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy, depending on the type and stage. Our gynecologic oncologists, along with radiation oncologists, develop an individualized treatment plan that addresses your specific case of vaginal cancer. Our goal is to provide the full spectrum of therapeutic options via a personalized approach that will maximize treatment response and minimize side effects.
Support for you and your family
As a patient at NYP Queens you have access to extensive resources that will help you and your family treat vaginal cancer. Our team of experts are fully committed to providing the best care available, utilizing all recent advances and providing support from diagnosis to a lifetime of monitoring once the prescribed treatment plan is complete.