Vaginal Dilators After Radiation Therapy - Are They Necessary

The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: January 26, 2012

Question:

My mother is a 70 year old widow who had endometrial cancer and had radiation. Now she is being told to use a dilator, but she is uncomfortable doing this. Is it really necessary?

Answer:

This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. View the entire Focus on Gynecologic Cancers transcript.

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