Radical hysterectomy for recurrent carcinoma of the uterine cervix after radiotherapy.

  title={Radical hysterectomy for recurrent carcinoma of the uterine cervix after radiotherapy.},
  author={Robert L. Coleman and E D Keeney and R. S. Freedman and Thomas W. Burke and Patricia J. Eifel and F N Rutledge},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  volume={55 1},
Patients with small recurrent cervical carcinomas following radiation therapy may be salvaged with radical hysterectomy rather than exenteration. Between 1953 and 1993, 50 patients underwent radical hysterectomy for persistent (n = 18) or recurrent (n = 32) cervical cancer after primary radiotherapy. The mean age of the cohort was 44 years (range, 23-70). Histologic types were squamous in 46, adenocarcinoma in 3, and adenosquamous in 1. Of 37 patients with staged disease, 24 had stage IB/IIA, 7… CONTINUE READING


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Radical hysterectomy after radiotherapy for recurrent or persistent cervical cancer.

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