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Hysterectomy

Source:http://www.jostrust.org.uk/about-cervical-cancer/cervical-cancer/treatments/surgery/hysterectomy
The term ‘hysterectomy’ refers to the surgical removal of the uterus.

Cervical cancer 'surgery boost'

Date: 1 June 2009
Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8074525.stm
Subtle changes to major surgery for cervical cancer could improve survival by as much as 20%, researchers in Germany suggest.
For some women the only option is to undergo a radical hysterectomy but the disease may still come back.
Writing in The Lancet Oncology, the doctors said the new more highly targeted method was more effective and resulted in fewer complications.
Cancer Research UK agreed that the technique showed potential.

Cervical cancer - Surgery

Source: http://www.umm.edu/patiented/articles/what_specific_treatments_cervical_...
Surgery:
In the early stages of cervical cancer, surgery is usually the preferred primary treatment approach. Not all women are candidates for all surgical procedures.
Surgery procedures by stage are:
• Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) and Laser Surgery. Used for pre-invasive cancer including cervical intrapethelial neoplasia (CIN) and stage 0.
• Conization. Used for treating pre-invasive cancer (CIN and stage 0) and invasive cancer stage IA1.

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