Tag Archives: cervical cancer

A novel mechanism by which viral integration drives cancer

Human papillomaviruses (HPV) are a group of about 200 DNA viruses that infect the skin, or the mucous membranes of the anus, genitals and oropharyngeal cavity. HPV infections are the most common sexually transmitted disease in the

Risk of aortic nodal metastases in cancer of the uterine cervix

Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancer since the introduction of Papanicolau test. However in nearly 30% of cases it is diagnosed in an advanced stage. Standard treatment for locally advanced cervical cancer (FIGO stage

Stage IVB cervical cancer: performance status and pretreatment WBC count are significant negative prognostic factors

Cervical cancer remains the second most common cancer among women worldwide and is a significant cause of cancer-related mortality in women. By the International Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FIGO) classification, stage IVB cervical cancer is defined