MRI and PET scans for primary staging and detection of cervical cancer recurrence.

@article{Liyanage2010MRIAP,
  title={MRI and PET scans for primary staging and detection of cervical cancer recurrence.},
  author={Sidath H. Liyanage and Charlotte A Roberts and Andrea G. Rockall},
  journal={Women's health},
  year={2010},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={251-67; quiz 268-9}
}
Worldwide, cervical cancer is the second most common malignancy in women, and is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. Accurate tumor staging is essential for optimal treatment planning and prognosis. Cervical cancer is staged by clinical examination according to the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics staging system. However, clinical staging has inherent deficiencies in evaluating several parameters that are critical for treatment planning. It is now widely accepted that… CONTINUE READING

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