Key Statistics for Vaginal Cancer

Vaginal cancer is very 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 2018 are:

  • About 5,170 new cases will be diagnosed.
  • About 1,330 women will die of this cancer.

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

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American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures 2018. Atlanta, Ga: American Cancer Society; 2018.

Last Medical Review: March 19, 2018 Last Revised: March 19, 2018

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