Vulvar Cancer Treatment at the University of Colorado Cancer Center
Receiving a vulvar cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming news.
But there is hope. The University of Colorado Cancer Center and the University of Colorado Hospital are the leaders in the Rocky Mountain region in the treatment and care of women with vulvar cancer.
At the University of Colorado Cancer Center, a caring team of experts
But beyond our cutting-edge successes in the fight against cancer, you’ll find a caring team of experts you can trust. And the same expert team of doctors, nurses and specialists walk alongside you throughout your entire journey.
Our dedication to our patients is unwavering. That’s why our 5-year survival rates are up to 30% higher than state, regional and national averages.
To begin your journey with a committed and caring team of vulvar cancer experts, call us at (303) 724-2066.
About Vulvar Cancer
- Vulvar cancer affects the external parts of the female genitalia, including the clitoris, labia minora and labia majora.
- About 3,900 cancers of the vulva will be diagnosed in the United States each year.
- Vulvar cancer, relatively rare, 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 406 chance of developing vulvar cancer at some point during their lives.
- The risk of vulvar cancer goes up as women age. Less than 20% of cases are in women younger than age 50, and more than half occur in women over age 70.
Source: American Cancer Society