Pulmonary Metastases in Recurrent Cervical Carcinoma – A Report of Four Cases and Review of Issues Specific to the Treatment

Postoperative extrapelvic distant metastasis of cervical carcinomas are usually difficult to diagnose and to treat, and their prognoses are rather poor. We present 4 cases of recurrent cervical carcinomas metastatic to the lung. The prognostic factors and effective therapeutic modalities were elucidated. In addition, the literature on postoperative pulmonary metastasis of uterine cervical carcinomas was reviewed and discussed.

 

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