After treatment for vaginal cancer

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What follow-up do I need?

No matter what type of cancer treatment you get, you will still need to go back to hospital for regular check-ups once it is over. This is called follow-up. 

The follow-up may involve having a physical exam, blood tests and scans. 

If you are between check-ups and have a symptom or problem that is worrying you, let your doctor know. Make an appointment to see him or her as soon as possible.

Feelings after treatment

It can take some time to come to terms with a cancer diagnosis, even after your treatment has ended. Read about feelings after treatment and where to get support.

Healthy lifestyle changes

Many people want make healthy lifestyle changes after a cancer diagnosis. Get some advice on healthy living here.

What if the cancer comes back? 

If the cancer comes back in the vagina or somewhere else, you can still have treatment. 

It is important to understand that sometimes cancer can come back and it is unfortunately out of one’s control.

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