Vulvar Cancer

Quick information handout by the Gyn-onc Health Information Service

 Vulvar Cancer (.pdf)

Websites

Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society is the largest charitable funder of cancer research in Canada. The research funds are allocated by the National Cancer Institute of Canada.

 Cancer Information > Cancer type > See all > Vulvar Cancer

BC Cancer Agency (BCCA)

The BC Cancer Agency's mandate covers the spectrum of cancer care from prevention and screening, to diagnosis, treatment, and through to rehabilitation.

 Health Info > A to Z List of Cancers > Vulva 

National Cancer Institute

The US Government's main agency for cancer research and training

 Cancer topics > All cancer types > V > Vulvar Cancer

PDQ® (Physician Data Query) summaries for more information about ovarian cancer:

 Vulvar Cancer Treatment

American Cancer Society

 Learn about cancer > Select a Cancer Type > Vulvar Cancer

Cancer.Net NEW

Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

 Types of Cancer > Vulvar Cancer

Foundation for Women's Cancer

The mission of the Foundation for Women's Cancer is to increase awareness and education, support expanded research and training, and provide knowledge and hope for women diagnosed with cancers specific to them.

 Learn More > Types of Gynecologic Cancers > Vulvar Cancer

Mayo Clinic

 Diseases & Conditions > Vulvar cancer

MedlinePlus

Developed by the National Library of Medicine

 Disorders and Conditions: Cancers > Vulvar Cancer

 Medical Encyclopedia > Cancer - vulva

Oncolink

OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge.

 Cancer Types > V > Vulvar Cancer

Books

Search the JGH Patient Education Network (PEN) Collection for cancer books to borrow from the hospital.

Tips: Choose "Advanced Search” and select "Hope & Cope E730.1" or "PFRC (Patient and Family Resource Centre) A-200" from the drop-down menu of “Physical Location”.

Other Book Recommendations

 Oncolink Library includes cancer related book and video reviews, summaries of cancer related journal articles, poetry from cancer patients, with links to peer reviewed journals, OncoServe, and ScienceDirect.

Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic: Guide to Women's Cancers (hardcover). Kensington Publishing Corp; 2005. ISBN-10: 189300533X ISBN-13: 978-1893005334

Kristine Conner and Lauren Langford. Ovarian Cancer Your Guide to Taking Control (paperback). O’Reilly Patient Center Guides; 2003. ISBN-10: 0596500165 ISBN-13: 0-596-50016-5

 

Please note: This information should not be considered as medical advice. It is not to be used in place of a visit with a doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional. If you have questions about your individual medical situation, please consult with your healthcare professional.

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