Prognostic indicators for invasive carcinoma of the vulva.

@article{Rutledge1991PrognosticIF,
  title={Prognostic indicators for invasive carcinoma of the vulva.},
  author={Felix N. Rutledge and Michele Follen Mitchell and Mark F Munsell and Edward Neely Atkinson and Stephanie Bass and Virgie McGuffee and Elvio Izaias da Silva},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={1991},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={
          239-44
        }
}
  • Felix N. Rutledge, Michele Follen Mitchell, +4 authors Elvio Izaias da Silva
  • Published in Gynecologic oncology 1991
  • Medicine
  • Three hundred sixty-five patients with invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva have been treated at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center between 1944 and 1990. We undertook a rigorous review of the medical records, and a Cox proportional hazards model was applied to examine predictors of both failure to survive and recurrence. Significant predictors of both failure to survive and recurrence included tumor size, clinical stage, therapy aim, pelvic or inguinal nodal metastases, and positive margins… CONTINUE READING

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