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Definitive Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy in Cervical Cancer - a University of Malaya Medical Centre Experience
- Zamaniah, W.I. Wan (Clinical Oncology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya) ;
- Mastura, M.Y. (Clinical Oncology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya) ;
- Phua, C.E. (Clinical Oncology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya) ;
- Adlinda, A. (Clinical Oncology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya) ;
- Marniza, S. (Clinical Oncology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya) ;
- Rozita, A.M. (Clinical Oncology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya)
- Published : 2014.11.06
Background: The efficacy of concurrent chemoradiotherapy in the treatment of locally advanced cervical cancer is well established. We aimed to investigate the long-term efficacy of definitive concurrent chemoradiotherapy for cervical cancer in the University of Malaya Medical Centre. Materials and Methods: A cohort of 60 patients with FIGO stage IB2-IVA cervical cancer who were treated with definitive concurrent chemoradiotherapy with cisplatin followed by intracavitary brachytherapy or external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) boost between November 2001 and May 2008 were analysed. Patients were initially treated with weekly intravenous cisplatin (
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