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What do I need to know to care for someone with vulvar cancer?

The more you know about vulvar cancer, the better you will be able to care for someone who has it. Learn about the types of treatment that person is receiving, and if there are side effects. How far has the cancer progressed? Know the doctor's suggestions for daily activities and how any medications like chemotherapy should be given If the person you are caring has had recent surgery, follow the specific guidelines for recovery. Most important of all, be supportive and encouraging.

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What kinds of questions should I ask my doctor about vulvar cancer?
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How do other illnesses affect vulvar cancer?
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What affects the chance of recovery for vulvar cancer?
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