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Type I endometrial cancer after chemoradiation therapy for carcinoma of the cervix: a case report

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Standard treatment for cervical cancer has been radiation and chemotherapy. Ionizing radiation has been associated with damage to normal tissues included in the radiation field. Post-radiation uterine cancers are characterized by high stage, high grade, and a preponderance of type II histologic subtypes. We report a case of type I endometrioid adenocarcinoma diagnosed 19 years after definitive chemoradiation for cervical cancer.

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Gupta, V. and Hoekstra, A. (2011) Type I endometrial cancer after chemoradiation therapy for carcinoma of the cervix: a case report. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1, 226-228. doi: 10.4236/ojog.2011.14044.

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