Risk factors for vaginal cancer

Vaginal cancer is a rare malignant cancer in women. The initial symptoms of the disease are nothing special so it is difficult to diagnose, find an effective treatment regimen. Therefore, recognition of risk factors for vaginal cancer is necessary in the prevention and treatment of the disease.

1. Age factor

Cell cancer of the vagina appears mainly in older women. It can occur at any age but very few cases are found in women under the age of 40. Nearly half of cases occur in women aged 70 and over.

2. Diethylstilbestrol (DES)

DES is aormonal drug used from 1940 to 1971 to prevent miscarriage. Babies of mothers who used DES during pregnancy will have the ability to develop the heral cancer of the vagina or cervical. There will be about 1 case of cancer in 1,000 girls with a mother using DES. Cellular macromrodic cancer apparently associated with DES is more common in the vagina than uterus. The risk appears to be greatest in mothers who use the drug during the first 16 weeks of pregnancy.

Vaginal carcinogens

Diethylstilbestrol (DES) is a factor that causes vaginal cancer for girls when a mother uses the drug during pregnancy

3. Vactis

Usually the vagina is lined by flat cells called scab cells. In about 40% of women who have already begun menstruation, the vagina may have one or more areas lined instead of glandular cells. These cells are found in the glands of the cervical, the lining of the uterus (endo will) and the lining of the ovulation ducts. These areas of the cell are called adenosis. It appears in most women who have been exposed to DES during pregnancy. Being adenosis increases the risk of developing meacular cancer, but this cancer is still very rare. The risk of cellular myalgesic cancer in women with des-related adenosis is very small. However, many doctors feel that any woman with adenosis should be carefully examined and monitored.

4. Virus HPV

Some HPV viruses are associated with cervical and vaginal cancer (in females); penis cancer (in men); cancer and throat cancer (in both men and women). They are associated with VAIN and HPV found in most cases of vaginal cancer. These types are called high-risk strains of HPV including HPV 16 and HPV 18. Infection with hpv virus strain may not show any obvious signs until changes in pre-cancer or cancer have developed.


HPV virus is also considered a factor in vaginal cancer

5. Cervical cancer

Cervical or pre-cancerous cancer (cervical gland inflammation or cervical dysenterous dysenteritis) increases the risk of scab cell colulsive cancer in women. This may be because cervical and vaginal cancers have many of the same risk factors, such as infection and smoking. Some recent studies have shown that treating cervical cancer with radiotherapy may increase the risk of vaginal cancer. However, this problem has not yet been solved and scientists are continuing to study to prove it more clearly.

6. Smoking and drinking

Smoking increases the risk of vaginal cancer twice as much as non-smoking women.

Drinking alcohol can affect your risk of vaginal cancer. A study of women with alcoholism found more cases of vaginal cancer than originally planned. However, this study is really still flawed because it does not observe other factors that may also be risk risks such as smoking, HPV infection … A recent study took into look at these risk factors showing a reduced risk of vaginal cancer in women who did not drink alcohol.

7. Viruses that cause immuno-deterioration

HIV infection (a virus that causes human immunos immunosmmunity) is a virus that causes AIDS that increases the risk of vaginal cancer.

8. Vaginal stimulation

In some women, stretched pelvic ligaments can cause the uterus to s sagging down the vagina or even extend beyond the vagina – called uterine dismissal. It can be treated surgically or wear a lifting ring (on-site uterus holding device). One study found that long-term vaginal stimulation in women using the lifting ring may slightly increase the risk of scab cell vaginal cancer. This is rare and no studies shed light on the use of vaginal cancer-causing lifting rings

HPV Vaccine

HPV vaccination prevents vaginal cancer risk

9. The role of vaccines in HPV prevention

HPV virus is mainly sexually transmitted by the skin in direct contact with the skin, oral mucosa, pharynx or contact with the penis, uterus, vagina, anus of an infected person. Kissing or touching your partner's genitals orally is at increased risk for HPV virus transmission. HPV vaccination is a vaccine that helps prevent rooster crests and diseases such as cervical cancer, human papillomavirus (HPV) biomedical papillomavirus (HPV).

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Source: cancer.org


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