IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 32 / Issue 5 / pii/1630980899980-1926508592

European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (EJGO) is published by IMR Press from Volume 40 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

Original Research
Analysis of prognosis-related factors in patients with invasive cervical adenocarcinoma
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1 Department of Gynecological Cancer Oncology, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, Tianjin
2 Department of Gynecological Oncology, Jiamusi Municipal Cancer Hospital, Heilongjiang Province, Jiamusi (China)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2011, 32(5), 500–504;
Published: 10 October 2011

Objective: To explore the prognostic related factors in patients with cervical adenocarcinoma. Methods: Clinical and pathological data were retrospectively analyzed in 144 patients with cervical adenocarcinoma between 1995 and 2004. Results Five-year survival rates were 80.1%, 59.7%, 6.3 % and 0.0%, respectively, in patients with Stage I, II, III and IV cervical adenocarcinoma, and the overall 5-year survival rate was 59.0%. Univariate analysis indicated poor prognosis in non-exophytic tumor, tumor diameter > 4 cm, advanced clinical stage, mucinous adenocarcinoma and clear cell carcinoma, or poorly differentiated tumor. The prognosis was related to lymph node metastasis and deep myometrial invasion. Multivariate analysis indicated that besides clinical stage, myometrial invasion and lymph node metastasis, tumor shape was also an independent prognostic related factor. Conclusion: The prognosis is associated with tumor shape besides pre-confirmed clinical stage, myometrial invasion and lymph node metastasis. Ovarian preservation in young women remains to be further explored.
Cervical adenocarcinoma
Clinical stage
Lymph node metastasis
Myometrial invasion
Tumor shape
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