Resection of bulky positive lymph nodes in patients with cervical carcinoma.

  title={Resection of bulky positive lymph nodes in patients with cervical carcinoma.},
  author={N F Hacker and G Wain and J Nicklin},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  volume={5 4},
From January 1987 to April 1992, 34 patients had resection of bulky positive lymph nodes, detected either at the time of radical hysterectomy (n = 23) or by computed tomographic (CT) scan of the pelvis and abdomen prior to radiation therapy for more advanced cervical cancer (n = 11). Following nodal resection, 33 patients received pelvic external beam radiation, 28 received pelvic and para-aortic radiation, and 23 received four cycles of cisplatin chemotherapy. The median number of resected… CONTINUE READING
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