Vaginal Cancer Treatment at the University of Colorado Cancer Center
At the University of Colorado Cancer Center, we see all kinds of cancers, from the common to the rare.
One rare cancer we specialize in is vaginal cancer. And since we’re one of the leading research centers in the nation, you can count on taking advantage of the latest and greatest in cancer advancements.
Our expert team of highly-skilled doctors and support professionals tailor treatment, care and support to each unique individual. And this same team will be with you throughout your journey, from initial testing and support to treatment and aftercare.
Our dedication to each patient is unwavering. That’s why our 5-year survival rates for most kinds of cancer are up to 30% higher than state, regional and national averages.
To begin your journey with a committed and caring team of vaginal cancer experts, call us at (303) 724-2066.
About Vaginal Cancer
- Vaginal cancer is rare. Only about 1% of cancers of the female reproductive system are vaginal cancers.
- About 2,300 new vaginal cancer cases will be diagnosed in the United States each year.
- About 70% of vaginal cancers are squamous cell carcinomas. These cancers begin in the squamous cells that make up the epithelial lining of the vagina.
- Squamous cell cancer of the vagina occurs mainly in older women. Only 15% of cases are found in women younger than 40. Almost half of cases occur in women who are 70 years old or older.
Source: American Cancer Society