Cervical cancer

  title={Cervical cancer},
  author={S. Waggoner},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • S. Waggoner
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Cervical cancer is a serious health problem, with nearly 500000 women developing the disease each year worldwide. Most cases occur in less developed countries where no effective screening systems are available. Risk factors include exposure to human papillomavirus, smoking, and immune-system dysfunction. Most women with early-stage tumours can be cured, although long-term morbidity from treatment is common. Results of randomised clinical trials have shown that for women with locally advanced… CONTINUE READING
    224 Citations

    Topics from this paper.

    SEOM guidelines for cervical cancer
    • 26
    Cervical cancer prevention: making programs more appropriate and pragmatic.
    • 19
    • PDF
    Advances in the management of cervical cancer
    • 12
    Targeted Agents in Cervical Cancer: Beyond Bevacizumab
    • 11
    Human Papillomavirus and Management of Cervical Cancer: Does Genotype Matter
    • 2
    • Highly Influenced
    Role of Chemotherapy in Recurrent Cervical Cancer
    The Impact of Systemic Therapy Beyond First-line Treatment for Advanced Cervical Cancer.
    • 23
    Is it relevant to screen women younger than 26 years for precancerous and malignant cervical lesions ?
    • 2
    • PDF
    Sonographic Detection of Cervical Carcinoma With Metastases