Radical hysterectomy alone or combined with neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the treatment of early stage bulky cervical carcinoma.

@article{Chen2002RadicalHA,
  title={Radical hysterectomy alone or combined with neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the treatment of early stage bulky cervical carcinoma.},
  author={Chi An Chen and Wen-Fang Cheng and Lin-Hung Wei and Y. -Y. Su and C Y Hsieh},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  year={2002},
  volume={101 3},
  pages={195-202}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Early-stage bulky cervical carcinoma treated with conventional surgery or radiotherapy has a higher rate of recurrence compared to smaller tumors at the same stage. Whether neoadjuvant chemotherapy prior to radical hysterectomy can improve survival in early-stage bulky cervical carcinoma remains unclear. This study was designed to answer this question. METHODS Fifty-eight women with early-stage bulky cervical cancer were included in this retrospective study. Thirty-one… CONTINUE READING

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