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Sixty-one patients with granulosa cell tumors of the ovary were treated in the A.M. Evans Clinic of the British Columbia Cancer Control Agency between 1944 and 1974. Their treatment and follow-up are reviewed, and while the 5-year survival rate was 78%, the 15-year rate fell to 50%. The material suggests that the trend to total hysterectomy and bilateral(More)
The annual incidence rates of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN), grades I to III, from 1975 to 1983 among 2440 prisoners in British Columbia for whom a history of screening by means of the Papanicolaou test was available were two to three times higher than the expected rates in the general female population of British Columbia. The rates among the(More)
Forty-one cases of primary fallopian tube carcinoma treated at our institution over the years 1946 to 1976 are described. The overall 5-year survival rate was 34.4%, although patients with early tumors had a 72.7% survival rate. The single most important factor affecting survival appeared to be the extent of disease at the time of diagnosis. Past and(More)
Data are presented from 97 patients treated for invasive primary epithelial carcinoma of the vagina between 1950 and 1980. The disease is primarily one of the elderly as 63% were found to be older than 60 years of age. Eleven of the 97 patients either refused or were unable to complete treatment because of poor medical condition or advanced stage of(More)
Because of suspicious or abnormal smears, 620 patients were referred to the Colposcopy Clinic of the British Columbia Cancer Institute between 1st March 1973 and 31st December 1974; it was possible to make a colposcopic examination in 549 of these patients (88.5 per cent). The colposcopic impression was within one histological grade of a(More)
A retrospective study of all patients with carcinoma of the vulva treated by radiation therapy at the A. Maxwell Evans Clinic of the Cancer Control Agency of British Columbia, between 1950 and 1980, is reported. Sixty-eight patients, representing 30% of all referred patients with vulvar cancer, were analyzed for survival, recurrence patterns, complications,(More)