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Radiation Therapy for Cervical Cancer

  • Kathryn E. Dusenbery
  • Bruce J. Gerbi
Chapter
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Carcinoma of the uterine cervix is a highly curable malignancy. Surgery is often used for early stages. For patients with more advanced disease the combination of external beam therapy with radiosensitizing chemotherapy combined with intracavitary radiotherapy offers excellent local control and disease free survival but requires meticulous attention to detail to ensure low complication rates

Keywords

Cervical Cancer External Beam Figo Stage Radical Hysterectomy Uterosacral Ligament 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Therapeutic Radiology-Radiation OncologyUniversity of Minnesota Medical SchoolMinneapolisUSA

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