Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 14th, 2005
"Radical hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy is the standard surgical treatment for early stage cervical cancer. This operation is well recognized as having a higher morbidity and mortality rate than a simple hysterectomy," wrote T.J. Selman and colleagues, Birmingham Women's Hospital, U.K.
They evaluated "the histology results of 131 patients who had standard surgery for cervical cancer to ascertain if a radical hysterectomy was required for adequate treatment."
Data showed that "of 110 (84%) patients...
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