Changing Perspectives in Gynecologic Oncology and Treatment

Mostafa A Selim, Abdelwahab D Shalodi



Gynecologic oncology has a unique status in the field of oncology. Due to easy accessibility, early detection by cytology and first successful radiotherapy were achieved in cancer of the cervix. In addition, the first successful radical surgery and the first successful chemotherapy were in the field of gynecologic oncology.

Gynecologic oncology is always in evolution and our aim in this article is to review the new approaches to diagnosis, staging, and treatment.


Papanicolaou smear; gynecologic oncology; colposcopy; radiation; radical surgery; cervix; endometrium; ovary

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