Vulvar Cancer

  • John A. Vargo
  • Sushil Beriwal
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


The vulva is a triangular-shaped structure composed of the labia and perineum immediately external to the vagina. Anatomically the urogenital diaphragm, clitoral hood, ischiopubic rami, and deep transverse perineal muscles bind the vulva. While as many as 5 % of vulvar cancers are multifocal, the most common site of involvement is the labia majora/minora (70–75 %).


Anal Verge Pelvic Lymph Node Vulvar Cancer Simultaneous Integrate Boost Target Volume Delineation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity of Pittsburgh Cancer InstitutePittsburghUSA

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