Molecular Markers in Lymph Node Metastasis of Cervical Cancer and Prophylactic Irradiation of the Para-Aortic Lymph Nodes and Supraclavicular Lymph Nodes in Locally Advanced Uterine Cervical Cancer
- Patients (who have been adequately clinically staged) with primary, untreated,
histologically confirmed invasive squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, or
adenosquamous carcinoma of the uterine cervix, FIGO stage IB1 with pelvic lymph node
metastasis, IB2, IIA(≥4cm in tumor size, or pelvic LN metastasis), IIB, IIIA, IIIB?
with only unilateral pelvic wall extension
- Patients with negative, para-aortic lymphadenopathy determined by pelvic MRI and/or
- Patients with adequate bone marrow function: ANC greater than or equal to 1,500/ul,
platelets greater than or equal to 100,000/ul at the beginning.
- Patients with adequate renal function: creatinine equal to or less than 2.0 mg/dL.
- Patients who have signed an approved informed consent and authorization
- Patients with ECOG Performance Status of 0, 1, 2 and Karnofsky Performance Scale of
100, 90, 80, 70, 60, 50
- Age: 18≤age≤80
- Stage IIIb with bilateral pelvic wall extension and stage IVB lesions are not
- Patients with histology other than squamous, adeno, adenosquamous cell carcinoma
- Patients who have received prior radiotherapy of pelvis or total hysterectomy
Patients who have diagnosis of other malignant tumors other than non-malignant
melanoma skin cancer or stage I. II papillary, follicular thyroid cancer.