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Other Therapies

Radiation Therapy

Pre-operative intracavitary (brachytherapy) or postoperative external beam radiation (XRT) is frequently used for treating extensive cervical cancer.

Radioactive phosphorus (P32) may be used for intraperitoneal treatment of metastases.

Drugs Commonly Used for Treating Cervical Cancer

  • Hydroxyurea
  • Cisplatin (under clinical evaluation)
  • Ifosfamide alone or in combinations (under clinical evaluation)
  • 5-FU with or without mitomycin C (for recurrence)

Hormones

Not shown to be effective for cervical cancer.

Biological Response Modifiers

Under clinical evaluation.