The ISSVD has named September 18, 2019 Vulvar Awareness Day. This year we will focus on Vulvar Cancer. Over the past 2o years, despite most cancer rates falling, vulvar cancer has not seen the same decline.
Every woman is at risk of vulvar cancer. The main reasons for this risk include:
Most women are not taught to look at their vulva
Most women do not know what is “normal”
Most women do not have a medical provider inspect their vulva on a regular basis
We hope to make a difference by educating the general population to the risk and how they can take charge of their own health.
On September 18, 2019, we will kick off this event at our XXV World Congress in Torino, Italy with a roundtable discussion. All attendees will be wearing our T-shirt, order one to join us in spirit that day! We will have various social media campaigns. Want to join us? Join the Cause #ISSVD.