Surgery and radiotherapy in vulvar cancer.

  title={Surgery and radiotherapy in vulvar cancer.},
  author={Joanne A de Hullu and Ate G J Van Der Zee},
  journal={Critical reviews in oncology/hematology},
  volume={60 1},
The majority of patients with vulvar cancer have squamous cell carcinomas (SCC). The cornerstone of the treatment is surgery. Radical vulvectomy with "en bloc" inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy has led to a favorable prognosis but with impressive morbidity. Nowadays, treatment is more individualized with wide local excision with uni- or bilateral inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy via separate incisions as the standard treatment for early stage patients with SCC of the vulva with depth of invasion >1… CONTINUE READING
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