Patient Comments: Vaginal Cancer - Risks and Causes


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Comment from: EDDA, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: October 28

My mother had taken DES (diethylstilbestrol) while carrying me and also had a C-section. I understand this is a highly contributing factor for vaginal cancer.


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