Journal of Cancer Cervix Eradication
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Journal of Cancer Cervix Eradication

Volume: 2(2), December 2018, Pages: 16-20

Uterine sarcoma after cancer cervix

Received 24 May 2018; Accepted 1 June 2018;

Available online 30 June 2018


There is an abundance of data to indicate that radiation can induce cancer in the human. Radiotherapy has been demonstrated to play a causative role in the pathogenesis of sarcomas from the early 1900's. 55 yrs. old postmenopausal lady, hypertensive on treatment, who had been treated for cervical cancer stage II B by chemoradiation in December 2011. She presented in August 2018 with complaints of abdominal distention. She underwent total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingoophorectomy on 1.9.2018. The histopathology came as endometrial stromal sarcoma of uterus, high grade. Since the majority of cancer patients receive radiotherapy, it is critical that clinicians are aware of the potential development of RIS, which can occur decades after radiotherapy.


Uterine., Sarcoma ., Cancer cervix., Chemoradiation

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