Vaginal cancer (staging)

Dr Daniel J Bell and Radswiki et al.

The staging of primary vaginal cancer covers all histological subtypes and is as follows

FIGO staging system
  • stage 0: carcinoma in situ
  • stage I: tumor 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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rID: 14493
Section: Staging
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Staging of vaginal cancer
  • Staging of primary vaginal carcinoma

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