Vaginal Cancer: Medical Illustrations

Approved by the Cancer.Net Editorial Board, 10/2021

ON THIS PAGE: You will find drawings of the main body parts affected by vaginal cancer. Use the menu to see other pages.

This illustration shows a frontal and sagittal (side) view of a woman’s reproductive system. The frontal section shows the fallopian tubes, 2 small ducts that link the 2 ovaries (1 on each side) to the hollow, pear-shaped uterus. The lower, narrow part of the uterus is called the cervix, which leads to the vagina. The uterus is located in the pelvis, between the bladder and rectum, and the vagina is located behind the urethra, which connects to the bladder. 

The next section in this guide is Risk Factors and PreventionIt describes what factors may increase the chance of developing vaginal cancer. Use the menu to choose a different section to read in this guide