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Archives of gynecology

, Volume 231, Issue 4, pp 253–261 | Cite as

Chemotherapy for advanced recurrent carcinoma of the cervix

A report on the treatment of 22 patients
  • K. von Maillot
  • I. M. Ranger
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Summary

In 22 patients with advanced squamous-cell carcinoma of the cervix, chemotherapy with adriamycin and methotrexate was attempted. Remission occurred in five patients, being complete in two of these. The median duration of remission was 8 months. In eight patients, the course of the disease was stabilized for at least 3 months. The median survival time was 3 months for the group of “failures”, 11.5 months for those with stable disease, and 21 months for patients in remission: The most favourable course of the disease was observed in the two patients with complete remission; they survived for 31 and 32 months, respectively, after the start of chemotherapy.

Key words

Advanced carcinoma of the cervix Recurrent carcinoma of the cervix Chemotherapy Adriamycin Methotrexate 

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© J. F. Bergmann Verlag 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. von Maillot
    • 1
  • I. M. Ranger
    • 1
  1. 1.Frauenklinik der Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Director: Prof. Dr. K. G. Ober)ErlangenFederal Republic of Germany

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