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Gynecologic Oncology News

By May 21, 2019 May 27th, 2019 News

Standard-of-care treatment for locally advanced cervical cancer includes radiation, chemotherapy and brachytherapy (in which radiation is implanted internally). A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in the journal Gynecologic Oncology shows that only 44 percent of patients in a large, national sample received all three components of this accepted, best treatment….

“A lot of this has to do with the fact that brachytherapy requires equipment and expertise,” Fisher says. “And there’s no substitute for it”.Click here for the full article

The Carl Larson Cancer Center is the only cancer center south of Charleston that offers brachytherapy and provides the full Standard-of-care treatment in house! Please call us for more details.