Published in Cancer Weekly, October 11th, 1999
Long histories of symptoms in many of 102 women presenting with vulvar cancer led Ronald W. Jones, FRCS, FRCOG, of the National Women's Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand, and Elmar A. Joura, MD, to this belief.
"This study demonstrated that many women had prolonged medical contact, investigations, and treatment of vulvar symptoms and disease before the diagnosis of cancer was established. A more active approach to the diagnosis and management of vulvar lesions may have prevented the development of cancer in some cases," they said.
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