Decisions about treatment

If you have been diagnosed

Find out what to expect when you first visit your doctor. You can also understand what might help your medical team to plan your treatment if you do have cancer.

  • General information

    Just been diagnosed?

    Just been diagnosed with cancer? We're here for you every step of the way. There are many ways we can help.

  • Vulva cancer

    Staging and grading

    The stage and grade of a cancer is used to describe its size and how quickly it may grow.

  • Vulva cancer

    Treatment overview

    Surgery is the main treatment for vulval cancer. Radiotherapy and chemotherapy are sometimes used.

  • General information

    The cancer registry

    In the UK, each country has a cancer registry. It is used to plan and improve health and care services.