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Changing trends in surgery for early-stage cervical cancer

This year, more than 14,000 new cases of cervical cancer will be diagnosed. Surgery is the most common treatment for this type of cancer when it is detected early, but a patient’s surgical options have changed in recent years.

The results of a new study suggest that surgeons are performing minimally invasive procedures to treat early-stage cervical cancer.

The treatment shift comes after a previous study, known as the LACC trial, found that women with early-stage cervical cancer who underwent less invasive procedures had worse outcomes.

“Our work showed that the use of minimally invasive surgery decreased after this study was published, which is encouraging,” said Patrick Lewicki, MD, study co-author and in the department of urology at Weill Cornell, New York-Presbyterian Hospital. A resident doctor says. Medicine in New York City.

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