Neoadjuvant chemotherapy plus surgery versus surgery for cervical cancer.

@article{Rydzewska2012NeoadjuvantCP,
  title={Neoadjuvant chemotherapy plus surgery versus surgery for cervical cancer.},
  author={Larysa H.M. Rydzewska and Jayne Tierney and Claire L. Vale and Paul R Symonds},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={12},
  pages={CD007406}
}
BACKGROUND A previous systematic review found that giving neoadjuvant chemotherapy before surgery improved survival compared with radiotherapy. However, the role of neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery versus surgery alone is still unclear. OBJECTIVES To assess the role of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in women with early or locally-advanced cervical cancer. SEARCH METHODS We searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL, The Cochrane Library) (to Issue 8, 2012… CONTINUE READING

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