Recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of cervix after definitive radiotherapy.

  title={Recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of cervix after definitive radiotherapy.},
  author={Ji-Hong Hong and C S Tsai and C Z Lai and Ting-Chang Chang and Chun-Chieh Wang and H P Chou and Steve Pai-Hsun Lee and Swei Hsueh},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  volume={60 1},
PURPOSE To study retrospectively the characteristics and survival of patients with recurrent squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the cervix after definitive radiotherapy (RT) and to identify subsets of patients who might benefit from aggressive salvage treatment. METHODS AND MATERIALS Between 1990 and 1999, 1292 patients with Stage I-IVA SCC of the cervix underwent full-course RT. Of the 1292 patients, 375 (29%) had either local or distant failure and were included in this analysis. The 35… CONTINUE READING