Management of stage IA cervical carcinoma.

  title={Management of stage IA cervical carcinoma.},
  author={Mitchell Morris},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Monographs},
  • Mitchell Morris
  • Published 1996 in
    Journal of the National Cancer Institute…
Approximately 10%-15% of women with stage I cervical cancer have microinvasive lesions (stage IA). In studying these patients, we aim to identify the cancers that have little or no chance of harboring metastatic disease from the primary site. These patients may be treated by more conservative means, thereby lowering morbidity and cost and preserving the women's fertility. The diagnosis of stage I cervical cancer is surrounded by controversies concerning the diagnostic criteria, the low level of… CONTINUE READING