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What affects the chance of recovery for vulvar cancer?

The stage of your vulvar cancer is very important in estimating your chance of recovery. The less your cancer has spread, the better your prognosis. If your vulva cancer is a recurrence, meaning it has returned after being treated at an earlier time, your chance of recovery is less. Finally, the general state of your health and your age are factors that also affect your prognosis.

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