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Although most patients with advanced cancer prefer hospice or palliative care that minimizes symptoms, many continue to receive aggressive treatment during their final weeks and months of life. Younger Girls May Need Fewer Gardasil Shots
Two doses of the HPV vaccine Gardasil may be just as effective in younger girls (preteens) as the recommended three doses given to older teens.
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Cervical Cancer Management
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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