What Are the Key Statistics About Vulvar Cancer?
In the United States, vulvar cancer accounts for about 4% of cancers of the female reproductive organs and 0.6% of all cancers in women. In the United States, women have a 1 in 333 chance of developing vulvar cancer at some point during their life.
The American Cancer Society's estimates for vulvar cancer in the United States for 2017 are:
- About 6,020 cancers of the vulva will be diagnosed
- About 1,150 women will die of this cancer.
Visit the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Statistics Center for more key statistics.
Last Medical Review: July 2, 2014 Last Revised: January 6, 2017