Early-stage vaginal carcinoma--an analysis of 70 patients.

  title={Early-stage vaginal carcinoma--an analysis of 70 patients.},
  author={Geoffrey R Otton and James L Nicklin and Graeme J Dickie and Paul Niedetzky and Lee Tripcony and Lewis Perrin and Alexander J Crandon},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  volume={14 2},
OBJECTIVES The aims of this study were to assess outcomes and define prognostic factors for early-stage vaginal carcinoma. METHODS A retrospective analysis was performed of women with FIGO stages I and II vaginal carcinoma identified from the database of the Queensland Centre for Gynaecological Cancer between January 1982 and December 1998. RESULTS Seventy women were identified. The 5-year survivals for stages I and II carcinomas were 71 and 48%, respectively (P < 0.05). Sixty-one patients… CONTINUE READING