Risk factors for vaginal cancer include HPV infection, smoking, age (50 years and older), and prior treatment for cervical or vulvar cancer. The daughters of women who took DES (a hormone used many years ago to prevent miscarriage) while pregnant are at increased for both vaginal and cervical cancer.
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