Elzbieta M. van der Steen-Banasik

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BACKGROUND After surgery for intermediate-risk endometrial carcinoma, the vagina is the most frequent site of recurrence. This study established whether vaginal brachytherapy (VBT) is as effective as pelvic external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) in prevention of vaginal recurrence, with fewer adverse effects and improved quality of life. METHODS In this(More)
Surgery is the primary treatment for endometrial cancer, with radiation therapy having an established place in the adjuvant treatment setting. However, there is a population of patients with endometrial cancer who may not be suitable for surgery and primary radiation therapy as a treatment option. This article describes the place of radiotherapy in the(More)
BACKGROUND Several French, Belgian and Dutch radiation oncologists have reported good results with the combination of limited surgery after external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) followed by brachytherapy in early-stage muscle-invasive bladder cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS Data from 12 of 13 departments which are using this approach have been collected(More)
Objective. The aim of this study is to look at possible differences in outcome between serosa and adnexal involvement stage IIIA endometrial carcinoma. Methods. 67 patients with stage IIIA endometrial carcinoma were included, 46 with adnexal involvement and 21 with serosa. A central histopathological review was performed. Results. The 7-year locoregional(More)
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