• Minimally invasive surgery associated with worse survival among women with cervical cancer

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Women with early-stage cervical cancer who underwent minimally invasive radical hysterectomy had higher rates of recurrence and worse survival outcomes than women who had open surgery, according to results of two studies published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
    “Minimally invasive surgery was adopted as an alternative to open radical hysterectomy before high-quality evidence regarding its impact on survival was available,” J. Alejandro Rauh-Hain, MD, assistant professor in the department of gynecologic oncology and reproductive medicine and assistant professor in the
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