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J Korean Cancer Assoc > Volume 33(1); 2001 > Article
Journal of the Korean Cancer Association 2001;33(1): 21-26.
Results of Definitive Radiation Therapy in Adenosquamous Cell Carcinoma of the Uterine Cervix
Sang Wook Lee, Chang Ok Suh, Eun Ji Chung, Gwi Eon Kim, Kyung Ran Park, Kang Kyoo Lee, Ik Jae Lee, Tchan Kyu Park, Jaewook Kim, Jong Taek Park, Jae Uk Shim, Joon Oh Park
1Department of Obsteric and Gynecology, Yonsei University College of Medicine.
2Samsungsung Cheil Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
3Department of Radiation Oncology, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea.
ABSTRACT
PURPOSE:
To define the clinical features and pattern of failure and to evaluate the results of radiation treatment in of adenosquamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix.
MATERIALS AND METHODS:
From Jun. 1981 to Dec. 1997, 43 patients with adenosquamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix were retrospectively analyzed external radiation treatment and HDR-ICR from Yonsei cancer center and Wonju cristian hospital. The median age was 51. Stage distribution according to FIGO were stage 1b in 10, 2a in 5, 2b in 18, 3b in 9, 4a in 1. Median follow-up period was 41 months.
RESULTS:
Overall survival rate and disease free survival rate were 57.2% and 60.2%. Complete response rate was 86.0%. Locoregional failure was observed in seven patients.
CONCLUSION:
Major pattern of failure was locoregional failure. Adenosquamous cell carcinoma was not more aggressive than other pathologic types.
Key words: Cervical neoplasm;Adenosquamous cell carcinoma;Radiation therapy
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