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What doctors and specialists treat vaginal cancer?

The best treatment of vaginal cancer requires a multidisciplinary team approach. Specialists who help treat vaginal cancer include:
  • Cancer Nurse Navigator: a registered nurse with special training who can help answer questions and provide information on resources and support services.
  • Gynecologic oncologist: an obstetrician/gynecologist with additional fellowship training in the study and treatment of cancers of the reproductive system.
  • Pathologist: a physician who examines tissues and cells under a microscope to determine if they are normal or abnormal.
  • Radiation oncologist: a physician specializing in treating cancer with radiation therapy.
  • Radiologist: a physician who uses x-rays and other imaging tests to diagnose disease.

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