Dr. Mahantshetty Discusses Chemoradiation in Cervical Cancer
Umesh Mahantshetty, MD, MBBS
Umesh Mahantshetty, MD, MBBS, radiation oncologist, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, discusses chemoradiation in patients with cervical cancer.
Mahantshetty says that many women with cervical cancer present at an advanced stage, so a trial was designed to see if chemoradiation would be beneficial to this particular population.
In a trial conducted by Tata Memorial Hospital, investigators sought to solidify the impact of concomitant chemoradiation in women with FIGO stage IIIb squamous cell cervical cancer.