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Gynecol Oncol. 1997 Aug;66(2):324-6.

Cervical carcinoma metastatic to the brain.

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  • 1Department of Gynecologic Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA.

Abstract

Brain metastases from cervical cancer are uncommon and are usually considered incurable. Characterization of presentation and a consensus on standard effective treatment have not been published. We present a case in which long-term disease-free survival has been achieved by surgical resection of a solitary brain metastasis with postoperative whole brain radiation. The world literature is examined and discussed in relation to this experience.

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