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n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Advances in the management of cancer of the cervix : main article

Volume 25, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-2170
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Abstract

Human papillomavirus infection is the primary aetiological agent in cervical cancer.


HPV vaccinations have decreased persistent HPV infection in 2 large RCTs.
Cervical cytology is an effective screening tool in preventing cervical carcinoma.
The National Screening Programme in SA, if effective, should reduce the rate of cervical cancer by two-thirds.
Radical hysterectomy and pelvic lymph node dissection is standard surgical therapy for early invasive cancer.
Most recurrences after radiotherapy in locally advanced cervical cancer have a local component.
Concomitant cisplatin chemoradiation improves survival in cervical cancer.
Intracavitary brachytherapy is an integral part of radiotherapy for cervical cancer.

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2016-12-10

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