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Disparities in Standard of Care Treatment and Associated Survival Decrement in Patients With Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer

Robin, Tyler P.; Amini, Arya; Schefter, Tracey E.; Behbakht, Kian; Fisher, Christine M.

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: April 2017 - Volume 72 - Issue 4 - p 227–228
doi: 10.1097/OGX.0000000000000429
Gynecology: Gynecologic Oncology

(Abstracted from Gynecol Oncol 2016;143:319–325)

Brachytherapy has been shown to increase survival in patients with cervical cancer when added to external beam radiation. Standard of care (SOC) treatment for locally advanced cervical cancer includes concurrent chemotherapy with external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) plus brachytherapy.

Departments of Radiation Oncology (T.P.R., A.A., T.E.S., C.M.F.), and Gynecologic Oncology (K.B.), University of Colorado Cancer Center, Aurora, CO

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