What Are the Key Statistics About Vaginal Cancer?

Vaginal cancer is rare. Only about 1 of every 1,100 women will develop vaginal cancer in her lifetime. The American Cancer Society’s estimates for vaginal cancer in the United States for 2017 are:

  • About 4,810 new cases will be diagnosed.
  • About 1,240 women will die of this cancer.

Visit the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Statistics Center for more key statistics.

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Last Medical Review: June 17, 2014 Last Revised: January 6, 2017

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