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Medical Reference Related to Cervical Cancer

  1. Stage III Cervical Cancer

    The size of the primary tumor is an important prognostic factor and should be carefully evaluated in choosing optimal therapy.[ 1 ] Patterns-of-care studies in stage IIIA/IIIB patients indicate that survival is dependent on the extent of the disease,with unilateral pelvic wall involvement predicting a better outcome than bilateral involvement,which in turn predicts a better outcome than ...

  2. Treatment Options for Recurrent Endometrial Cancer

    Treatment of recurrent endometrial cancer may include the following: Radiation therapy as palliative therapy to relieve symptoms and improve the patient’s quality of life. Hormone therapy. Clinical trials of chemotherapy. This summary section refers to specific treatments under study in clinical trials,but it may not mention every new treatment being studied. Information about ongoing ...

  3. Get More Information From NCI

    This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information on Gestational Trophoblastic Tumors treatment.

  4. To Learn More About Cervical Cancer

    For more information from the National Cancer Institute about cervical cancer,see the following: Cervical Cancer Home Page What You Need to Know About™ Cancer of the Cervix Cervical Cancer Prevention Cervical Cancer Screening HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vaccines for Cervical Cancer Understanding Cervical Changes: A Health Guide for Women Cervical Cancer: What You Can Do to Protect Yourself ...

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    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at or call 1-800-4-CANCER.Cervical Cancer Treatment

  6. Treatment Option Overview

    Treatment depends on the: Cell type. Stage. Level of serum BHCG. Duration of the disease. Specific sites of metastasis. Extent of prior treatment. Of utmost importance in treating patients with gestational trophoblastic tumors is instituting therapy as quickly as possible and continuing chemotherapy at very close intervals until normal BHCG titers are obtained. The interval between courses

  7. Get More Information From NCI

    Sources of further information about Cervical Cancer Treatment.

  8. Stage IB Cervical Cancer

    Either radiation therapy or radical hysterectomy and bilateral lymph node dissection,by an experienced professional,results in a cure rates of 85% to 90% for patients with small volume disease. The choice of either treatment depends on patient factors and available local expertise. A randomized trial reported identical 5-year overall and disease-free survival rates when comparing radiation ...

  9. Changes to This Summary (07 / 19 / 2012)

    The PDQ cancer information summaries are reviewed regularly and updated as new information becomes available. This section describes the latest changes made to this summary as of the date above. Changes were made to this summary to match those made to the health professional version.

  10. Stage III Uterine Sarcoma

    Note: Some citations in the text of this section are followed by a level of evidence. The PDQ editorial boards use a formal ranking system to help the reader judge the strength of evidence linked to the reported results of a therapeutic strategy. (Refer to the PDQ summary on Levels of Evidence for more information.) STANDARD TREATMENT OPTIONS: Surgery (total abdominal hysterectomy,bilateral ...

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