What to Expect After a Vulvar Cancer Diagnosis

Guidance and support through treatment and recovery.

You are not alone as you manage vulvar cancer diagnosis and treatment. We provide hope at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute and the care you need to help beat this disease. Our team of specialists manages vulvar cancer with personalized treatment. As you prepare for treatment, care, and recovery, we are here for you every step of the way.

Experts on our multidisciplinary team will provide you with the support and personal guidance that you need. Our oncologists, surgeons, and pathologists have vast experience. Along with specialized nurses and other health professionals, they create an outstanding team assembled for your best care.

Our cancer team is available 24/7. Call us at (888) 777-4167.

Personalized treatment

We will provide you with a personalized treatment plan designed to treat your vulvar cancer diagnosis and meet your unique health needs.

Our tumor board meets each week to discuss your case and progress. By sharing their expertise, they will develop your treatment plan and skillfully managing your care, while working toward your recovery. Members of our vulvar cancer tumor board includes:

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

Our nurse coordinators will help to arrange all your necessary appointments after your treatment plan has been made. As you fight vulvar cancer, your emotional needs are important. A variety of support services that we will offer you can help you reduce stress and increase confidence.

Connect with our Cancer Team 24/7

Call us at (888) 777-4167

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