What are the types of vulvar cancer?

There are three main types of vulvar cancer:

  • Squamous cell carcinoma. This is the most common type of vulvar cancer. This type of cancer forms in the squamous cells, which are the primary type of skin cells.
  • Adenocarcinoma. This type of cancer starts in glands closest to the opening of the vagina.
  • Melanoma. Melanomas start in the cells that produce pigment for the skin. They are more common in sun-exposed areas of skin, but can occur elsewhere.
  • Sarcoma. A sarcoma starts in the cells that make up muscles or collective tissue.
  • Basal cell carcinoma. This is the most common form of skin cancer. It most often occurs on sun-exposed areas of the skin, but can sometimes occur in other places.
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