IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 8 / Issue 2 / pii/1987013

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

Squamous cervical cancer at stage IB and II: a ten years experience, analysis of 231 cases

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1 Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic - University of Cagliari, Italy
2 Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Catholic University "S. Cuore" Rome, Italy
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 1987, 8(2), 76–80;
Published: 10 April 1987

The Authors have reviewed their experience on treatment of carcinoma of the uterine cervix at stage I and II, with a special regard for prognostic factors. The best survival results at 7 years for patients at stage I B and II A were obtained with integrated treatments, while for stage II B patient no treatment proved to be really effective. Lymphonodal infiltration, increasing with the stage, was the most important prognostic factor, but stage must always be taken into account, especially in N- patients. Some considerations are then made on the impor­tance of prognostic factors such as lymphnode status and tumour volume, in order to . improve the survival results. 

Cervical carcinoma
Prognostic factors
Lymphnode status
Integrated treatment
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