Tag: vulvar cancer

Patient Basics: Vulvar Cancer

Originally published by Harvard Health. What Is It? Vulvar cancer occurs in the vulva, the external genital area of a woman’s reproductive system. It can affect any part of the vulva, including the labia, the mons pubis (the skin and tissue that cover the pubic bone), the clitoris, or the vaginal...
Image: PD 1. African American women were more likely to present with vulvar cancer at a younger age compared to white women. 2. Among women ≥ 60 years of age, African Americans had lower vulvar cancer related mortality.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: This study explored the epidemiology of vulvar...