Multimodality therapy for locally advanced cervical carcinoma: state of the art and future directions.

@article{Monk2007MultimodalityTF,
  title={Multimodality therapy for locally advanced cervical carcinoma: state of the art and future directions.},
  author={Bradley J. Monk and Krishnansu S Tewari and Wui-jin Koh},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 20},
  pages={2952-65}
}
Globally, cervical cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related mortality among women causing approximately 234,000 deaths annually among developing countries and killing 40,000 in developed nations. Most of these deaths occur in women with bulky or locally advanced cervical cancer, International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) stages IIB through IVA, when lesions are not amenable to high cure rates with surgery or radiation (RT). The standard prescription for RT used… CONTINUE READING

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