Comparing Survival After Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy or Open Surgery for Early-Stage Cervical Cancer

JAMA Oncology

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What The Study Did: This study combined the results of 15 observational studies with 9,500 patients who underwent radical hysterectomy for early-stage cervical cancer to compare the risk of cancer recurrence and death associated with receiving minimally invasive versus open radical hysterectomy.

Authors: Alexander Melamed, M.D., M.P.H., of the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.1694)

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