Volume : V, Issue : V, September - 2021
Objective: Cervical cancer is a public health problem in developing countries like India. As per GLOBOCON 2018, cervical cancer is the third most common cancer accounting for 8.4 % cases and contributes 7.7% of all cancer deaths. Present study was a retrospective analysis of all patients with cervical cancer attending OPD, radiotherapy department, SMS medical college Jaipur, Rajasthan from January 2018 to December 2018. The aim of this study was to know patient demographic profile, age, histology and staging of cervical cancer, compliance with treatment and follow-up. Materials and Methods: Six hundred and fourteen registered patients of the cervical carcinoma were included in the study. Data were collected on various parameters and were analysed. Treatment was administered according to clinical staging as per standard guidelines Result: In this study, patients belong to various districts of Rajasthan (93.43%) followed by 6.57% from Haryana and Punjab. Maximum patients (59.72%) were aged 4160 years. As per staging of cervix, Stage I comprises 9.77%; Stage II -25.79% ; Stage III - 28.95% ; and Stage IVA - 19.35 %. Squamous cell carcinoma was the most common reported histopathology (90.62%). A significant proportion of the women defaulted after registration (18.24%) and during treatment (7.32%). About 16.12% of cases underwent Wertheim's hysterectomy and rest of patients were treated by radiotherapy with or without chemotherapy. Conclusion: It is the second most common cancer after head and neck cancer at our center. The incidence of cervical cancer is unacceptably high at our center. Organized screening of cervical cancer needs to be adopted for early detection and management of the disease.
RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF CERVICAL CARCINOMA AT TERTIARY CENTRE IN RAJASTHAN, Jain AK , Gupta S, Jain K, Jain S, Gothwal RS, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MEDICINE : Volume-5 | Issue-5 | September-2021