Squamous cell carcinoma antigen in patients with locally advanced cervical carcinoma undergoing preoperative radiochemotherapy: association with pathological response to treatment and clinical outcome.

@article{Ferrandina2008SquamousCC,
  title={Squamous cell carcinoma antigen in patients with locally advanced cervical carcinoma undergoing preoperative radiochemotherapy: association with pathological response to treatment and clinical outcome.},
  author={Gabriella Ferrandina and Gabriella Macchia and Francesco Legge and Francesco Deodato and Franca Forni and Cinzia Diges{\'u} and V. S. Carone and Alessio Giuseppe Morganti and Giovanni Scambia},
  journal={Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={74 1-2},
  pages={42-9}
}
OBJECTIVE We investigated the role of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) at presentation (pre-SCC) and after treatment (post-SCC) as predictor of pathological response and outcome in locally advanced cervical cancer (LACC) patients undergoing preoperative chemoradiation. METHODS One hundred and twenty-three consecutive LACC patients underwent preoperative chemoradiation including cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil plus external radiotherapy to the whole pelvic region. Clinical responders underwent… CONTINUE READING