What Is Vulvar Cancer?

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Cancer is caused due to mutations in a cell’s DNA that cause the cell to begin dividing. This causes a mass of tissue to form that is known as a tumor. Tumors will usually be benign, which means they do not spread to other parts of the body. They will sometimes be malignant, however, which means they do spread to nearby tissue, and this is known as cancer.

There are two main types of vulvar cancer, which are vulvar melanoma and vulvar squamous cell carcinoma. In the former type, the cancer begins in the cells in the vulva that produce pigment. The latter type starts in the squamous cells of the vulva, which are flat cells that make up the epidermis

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