Vaginal cancer

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Vaginal cancer

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Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Following organizations serve the condition "Vaginal cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

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Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Vaginal cancer" returned 105 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Comparison of laparoscopic-assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy and abdominal radical hysterectomy in patients with early stage cervical cancer: A retrospective study.
 

Author(s): Sichen Zhang, Linlin Ma, Qing Wei Meng, Dan Zhou, Tuerhongayi Moyiding

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Sep;96(36):e8005.

 

The aim of this study was to compare the safety and survival outcomes of early stage cervical cancer patients treated by laparoscopically assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy (LARVH) versus abdominal radical hysterectomy (ARH).

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2017

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Design and preliminary analysis of a vaginal inserter for speculum-free cervical cancer screening.
 

Author(s): Mercy Nyamewaa Asiedu, Júlia Agudogo, Marlee S Krieger, Robert Miros, Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell, John W Schmitt, Nimmi Ramanujam

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Cervical cancer screening usually requires use of a speculum to provide a clear view of the cervix. The speculum is one potential barrier to screening due to fear of pain, discomfort and embarrassment. The aim of this paper is to present and demonstrate the feasibility of a tampon-sized ...

Last Updated: 31 May 2017

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[Neoplastic Vesico-vaginal Fistula (VVF) secondary to bladder cancer: a rare entity].
 

Author(s): Tidiani Bagayogo, Nabil Jakhal, Amine Slaoui, Imad Ziouziou, Tariq Karmouni, Khalid El Khader, Abdelatif Koutani, AhmedI Bn Attya Andaloussi

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Vesico-vaginal Fistula (VVF) secondary to bladder cancer is extremely rare. We report the case of a 54-year old post-menopausal patient with neoplasic Vesico-vaginal Fistula (VVF), without any surgical antecedents or recent obstetric trauma. Biopsy of the edges of the fistula confirmed ...

Last Updated: 2 Mar 2017

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The terms "Vaginal cancer" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Laparoscopic Repair of Vaginal Evisceration after Abdominal Hysterectomy for Uterine Corpus Cancer: A Case Report and Literature Review.
 

Author(s): Tomohiko Matsuhashi, Kazuho Nakanishi, Eri Hamano, Seiryu Kamoi, Toshiyuki Takeshita

Journal: J Nippon Med Sch. 2017 ;84(2):90-95.

 

Vaginal cuff dehiscence is a rare but serious complication that can develop after hysterectomy. Emergent surgical intervention is required for vaginal cuff dehiscence due to the potential subsequent vaginal evisceration, which may lead to necrosis of the small bowel. A 62-year-old ...

Last Updated: 15 May 2017

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The acceptability of vaginal smear self-collection for screening for cervical cancer: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Natalia Serrano Doratioto Faria Braz, Noely Paula Cristina Lorenzi, Isabel Cristina Esposito Sorpreso, Lana Maria de Aguiar, Edmund Chada Baracat, José Maria Soares-Júnior

Journal: Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2017 Mar;72(3):183-187.

 

Cervical cancer is a major cause of death in adult women. However, many women do not undergo cervical cancer screening for the following reasons: fear, shame, physical limitations, cultural or religious considerations and lack of access to health care services. Self-collected vaginal ...

Last Updated: 29 Mar 2017

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Primary vaginal cancer: role of MRI in diagnosis, staging and treatment.
 

Author(s): C S Gardner, J Sunil, A H Klopp, C E Devine, T Sagebiel, C Viswanathan, P R Bhosale

Journal: Br J Radiol. 2015 Aug;88(1052):20150033.

 

Primary carcinoma of the vagina is rare, accounting for 1-3% of all gynaecological malignancies. MRI has an increasing role in diagnosis, staging, treatment and assessment of complications in gynaecologic malignancy. In this review, we illustrate the utility of MRI in patients with ...

Last Updated: 20 Jul 2015

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Radiation Therapy and Cisplatin With or Without Triapine in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed Stage IB2, II, or IIIB-IVA Cervical Cancer or Stage II-IVA Vaginal Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cervical Adenocarcinoma; Cervical Adenosquamous Carcinoma; Cervical Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Not Otherwise Specified; Stage IB2 Cervical Cancer; Stage II Cervical Cancer; Stage II Vaginal Cancer; Stage IIA Cervical Cancer; Stage IIB Cervical Cancer; Stage III Vaginal Cancer; Stage IIIB Cervical Cancer; Stage IVA Cervical Cancer; Stage IVA Vaginal Cancer; Stage IVB Vaginal Cancer; Vaginal Adenocarcinoma; Vaginal Adenosquamous Carcinoma; Vaginal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Not Otherwise Specified

 

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2017

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Longitudinal Evaluation of Women Undergoing Pelvic Exenteration for Treatment of Gynecologic Malignancy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cervical Cancer; Endometrial Cancer; Vaginal Cancer; Vulvar Cancer; Gynecologic Cancer

 

Last Updated: 10 Nov 2016

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Examining the Role of Transrectal High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) in Rectal Pelvic Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rectal Cancer; Ovarian Cancer; Endometrial Cancer; Vaginal Cancer; Cervical Cancer

 

Last Updated: 15 Sep 2016

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