Treatment for vaginal cancer is given by cancer specialists (oncologists). Some specialize in surgery, some in radiation therapy and others in chemotherapy (drugs). These doctors work closely with the person with cancer to decide on a treatment plan.
Treatment plans are individualized to meet the unique needs of each person with cancer. Treatment decisions for vaginal cancer are based on:
Treatment options for vaginal cancer
Clinical trials investigate better ways to prevent, detect and treat cancer. There are some clinical trials in Canada that are open to women with vaginal cancer. For more information, go to clinical trials.
Even though we are high school students, we were able to raise so much money for the Canadian Cancer Society. It just goes to show what can happen when a small group of people come together for a great cause.
The Canadian Cancer Society provides helpful information about government income programs, financial resources and other resources available to families struggling to make sense of the personal financial burden they face.