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OBJECTIVE To investigate the recent incidence of and trends in cervical, endometrial, and ovarian cancer in Korean females. METHODS Data from the Korea Central Cancer Registry between 1999 and 2010 were analyzed. Age-standardized rates (ASRs) and annual percent changes (APCs) were calculated. RESULTS THE ABSOLUTE INCIDENCE RATES OF THE THREE MAJOR(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the clinical significance of hepatic parenchymal metastasis on survival in patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer. METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of ovarian cancer patients with stages IIIc and IV hepatic parenchymal metastasis who were treated at the National Cancer Center in(More)
AIM The purpose of this study was to describe the features of patients with brain metastasis from cervical cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS The medical records of patients with cervical cancer between February 2001 and June 2011 were reviewed retrospectively. Clinical characteristics, symptoms, treatment and survival in patients with brain metastasis were(More)
OBJECTIVE We investigate the frequency of hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer among Korean endometrial cancer patients according to two clinical criteria and the uptake rate of a genetic test and genetic status of such patients in routine clinical practice. METHODS This was a retrospective study involving 161 consecutive endometrial cancer(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to compare quality of life (QoL) and sexual functioning between sexually active cervical cancer survivors and healthy women. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this cross-sectional study, propensity-score-matched cervical cancer survivors (n=104) and healthy women (n=104) were compared. All women had engaged in sexual activity(More)
PURPOSE This prospective study aimed to examine the combined effect of viral load and alcohol consumption on the risk of persistent high-risk (HR) human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. METHODS Among women undergoing health screening between 2002 and 2011 at the National Cancer Center, 284 and 122 women with HR-HPV infection and cytological findings of(More)
In 1999, the National Cancer Institute issued a clinical advisory strongly touting the advantage of cisplatin-based chemoradiation (CCRT) for cervical cancer patients requiring radiation for their treatment. This study aimed to compare survival outcomes of cervical squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma before and after the advent of CCRT. Data were(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine whether the presence of high risk-human papilloma virus (HR-HPV) after conization of the cervix was a risk factor for persistence or recurrence of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and whether HR-HPV test could be a guideline for post-therapy surveillance. METHODS The study retrospectively analyzed data from 243 patients who(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of the current study was to evaluate the toxicities and treatment response of intraoperative hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) in patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer. METHODS Intraoperative HIPEC (cisplatin 75 mg/m(2), 41.5 degrees C, 90 min) was performed in 30 patients with residual tumor of <1 cm(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of ovarian transposition procedures in preserving ovarian function in relation to the location of the transposed ovaries in patients who underwent surgery with or without pelvic radiotherapy. DESIGN Retrospective. SETTING Uterine cancer center. PATIENT(S) A total of 53 patients with cervical cancer who underwent(More)