Vaginal cancer staging

Dr Jeremy Jones and Radswiki et al.

The staging of primary vaginal cancer covers for all histological sub types and is as follows

FIGO staging system
  • stage 0: carcinoma in situ
  • stage I: tumour confined to vagina
  • stage II: invasion of paravaginal tissues but no extension beyond pelvic side walls
  • stage III: extension to pelvic side walls
  • stage IV: spread beyond the true pelvis
    • stage IVa: invasion of bladder / rectal mucosa and / or extension beyond the true pelvis
    • stage IVb: distant metastatic disease

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