Cervical cancer in Kerala: a hospital registry-based study on survival and prognostic factors.

@article{Sankaranarayanan1995CervicalCI,
  title={Cervical cancer in Kerala: a hospital registry-based study on survival and prognostic factors.},
  author={Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan and Madhavan Krishnan Nair and Puthuveetil Govindan Jayaprakash and G. Randy Stanley and Cini Varghese and Venkatasamy Ramadas and G. Padmakumary and Thallamveeravali Padmanabhan},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={1995},
  volume={72},
  pages={1039 - 1042}
}
The survival experience of 452 cervical cancer patients registered during 1984 by the hospital registry of the Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India, is described in this paper. Eighty per cent of the patients completed the prescribed treatment, which was predominantly radiotherapy. The vital status of each patient was established by scrutiny of case records and by reply-paid postal enquiries. The observed survival rates were estimated by the Kaplan-Meier method and prognostic… CONTINUE READING
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