What to Expect After a Vaginal Cancer Diagnosis

Guidance and support through treatment and recovery.

You’re not alone in your vaginal cancer diagnosis. Our vaginal cancer team is here for you so you know what to expect during each step of your treatment and recovery.

Your care team will include experts who specialize in vaginal cancer, including surgeons, medical oncologist, pathologists and nurses. We take a team approach to ease your fears, and provide you with exceptional care and support. 

Newly diagnosed? Contact the cancer team 24/7 by calling (888) 777-4167 or request an appointment online.

Personalized treatment

Our team will work with you to develop a treatment plan that meets your unique diagnosis. 

During our weekly tumor board meetings, our vaginal cancer experts will discuss your case. They will share their expertise as they develop a treatment plan, manage your care, and help you to recover. Our tumor board includes specialists from several medical specialties:

  • Gynecologic oncology (specializing in surgery and chemotherapy)
  • Radiation oncology
  • Radiology
  • Pathology
  • Clinical trials
  • Nurse navigators
  • Social work and supportive oncology services

Following the preparation of your treatment plan, our nurse coordinators will help arrange all your necessary appointments. Your emotional needs are important as you deal with vaginal cancer. We offer a variety of support services that help to decrease anxiety and stress during and after treatment. 

Newly diagnosed?

Contact the cancer team 24/7 by calling (888) 777-4167.

Schedule Appointment Online

Please call 911 if you have an emergency or urgent medical question.

Already a Henry Ford patient?
For the best experience, existing Henry Ford patients can request and self-schedule appointments through Henry Ford MyChart.

Henry Ford Health System is committed to ensuring our Deaf or hard-of-hearing patients and visitors have equal access to all services. We provide the appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, TTYs and other assistive listening devices, at no cost. To request assistance, call 313-916-1896 or email [email protected].

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