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Researchers at the National Cancer Institute reported that testing for HPV is the most effective way to determine whether a woman is at risk for developing cervical cancer within three years of the test. Gardasil Provides Poor Protection in Women Over 18
A significant percentage of women vaccinated with Gardasil may not be protected against HSIL and lesser dysplasia—especially if they were vaccinated after age 18. Marriage May Have a Protective Effect for Cancer Patients
Married patients are less likely to present with metastatic disease, more likely to adhere to treatment protocols, and less likely to die from their disease.
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Cervical Cancer Clinical Trials
GOG0219 – GOG 0219 A Phase III Randomized Trial of Weekly Cisplatin and Radiation versus Cisplatin and Tirapazamine and Radiation in Stage IB2, IIA, IIB, IIIB, and IVA Cervical Carcinoma Limited to the Pelvis
GOG0204 – A Randomized Phase III Trial of Paclitaxel plus Cisplatin versus Vinorelbine plus Cisplatin versus Gemcitabine plus Cisplatin versus Topotecan plus Cisplatin in Stage IVB, Recurrent or Persistent Carcinoma of the Cervix
GOG9918 – A Phase I Trial of Tailored Radiation Therapy with Concomitant Cetuximab (C225, NSC #714692) and Cisplatin(NSC #119875) in the Treatment of Patients with Cervical Cancer