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Fertility preservation in women with early stage cervical cancer. Review of the literature


  • I. Boutas1,*,
  • C. Sofoudis1
  • E. Kalampokas1
  • C. Anastasopoulos1
  • T. Kalampokas1
  • N. Salakos1

12nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Department of Gynecological Oncology, Athens (Greece)

DOI: 10.12892/ejgo24442014 Vol.35,Issue 4,July 2014 pp.373-377

Published: 10 July 2014

*Corresponding Author(s): I. Boutas E-mail: ioannis.boutas@gmail.com

Abstract

Within the last decades, the percentage of diagnosed cervical cancer in women of reproductive age has increased. The possibility of diagnosing small cervical tumors (≤ twocm) in childbearing age, can be explained due to the fact that many women, are aware of the benefits of Pap smear or colposcopy examination. Many demand a more conservative policy to handle such lesions in order to have an uneventful pregnancy in the near future.

Keywords

Cervical cancer; Trachelectomy; Fertility.

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I. Boutas,C. Sofoudis,E. Kalampokas,C. Anastasopoulos,T. Kalampokas,N. Salakos. Fertility preservation in women with early stage cervical cancer. Review of the literature. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. 2014. 35(4);373-377.

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