Endoluminal ultrasound staging of cervical cancer.

  title={Endoluminal ultrasound staging of cervical cancer.},
  author={Charles L Levenback and D. David Dershaw and Stephen C. Rubin},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  volume={46 2},
Clinical staging of cervical cancer is incorrect in approximately one-third of patients who undergo surgical staging. Pretreatment laparotomy is the staging method of choice for patients with cervical cancer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. We performed transabdominal, transvaginal, and transrectal ultrasound staging on 12 patients. In 5 of 6… CONTINUE READING