Prophylactic pelvic irradiation as part of primary therapy in uterine sarcomas.

@article{Sorbe2008ProphylacticPI,
  title={Prophylactic pelvic irradiation as part of primary therapy in uterine sarcomas.},
  author={Bengt G{\"o}ran Sorbe and Birgit Johansson},
  journal={International journal of oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={1111-7}
}
In a complete geographic series of 155 cases of primary uterine sarcomas, prophylactic pelvic irradiation was used as standard postoperative therapy in the majority of the cases. Vaginal brachytherapy was also added as a boost. The histology was leiomyosarcoma in 62 cases (40%), carcinosarcoma in 60 (39%), endometrial stromal sarcoma in 25 (16%), and other types in 8 cases (5%). The primary surgery was extended hysterectomy in 11 cases (7%), simple hysterectomy in 110 (71%), and supravaginal… CONTINUE READING

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