Cervical Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Recurrent Cervical Cancer Treatment
Table 7. Drugs Used to Treat Recurrent Cervical Cancer continued...
No standard treatment is available for patients with recurrent cervical cancer that has spread beyond the confines of a radiation or surgical field. For locally recurrent disease, pelvic exenteration can lead to a 5-year survival rate of 32% to 62% in selected patients.[20,21] These patients are appropriate candidates for clinical trials testing drug combinations or new anticancer agents.
Treatment Options Under Clinical Evaluation for Recurrent Cervical Cancer
Treatment options under clinical evaluation for recurrent cervical cancer include the following:
- New anticancer drugs in phase I and phase II clinical trials.
Current Clinical Trials
Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with recurrent cervical cancer. The list of clinical trials can be further narrowed by location, drug, intervention, and other criteria.
General information about clinical trials is also available from the NCI Web site.
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