Surgery is the main treatment for vulvar cancer. Each woman's surgery must balance the need to remove all of the cancer with the importance of her ability to have a sex life. It's also important to consider how close the tumor is to the urethra and anus, because changes in how waste leaves the body can also have a huge impact on quality of life. The vulva includes the labia, the opening to the vagina, and the clitoris. See What is Vulvar Cancer? In the past, the vulvar tumor and a large amount of nearby normal tissue were removed.
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These abnormal cells are called vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia VAIN. A laser is a very thin, focused beam of light that heats the tissue it is directed at. Lasers can focus very accurately on tiny areas. This is called laser ablation. You are usually able to eat and drink before your treatment, but check with the department if you are not sure. You can usually take your medications as normal. Ask your GP or contact the department.
Treatment of vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia with laser ablation and upper vaginectomy
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