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CERVICAL CANCER - TREATMENT
Patients w/ abnormal Pap smear are referred for colonoscopy to screen for presence of cervical cancer.
Colposcopic exam should include inspection of the transformation zone, definition of the extent of the lesion & biopsy of the most abnormal area for tissue diagnosis.
The earliest stages of cervical carcinoma are generally asymptomatic.
Watery vaginal discharge & postcoital bleeding or intermittent spotting may be present & are usually unrecognized by the patient.

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Indication: Primary treatment of ovarian cancer in combination w/ a platinum agent. Metastatic ovarian or breast cancer, a...

Indication: Metastatic breast cancer. Advanced ovarian cancer in women who have failed a 1st-line platinum-based chemother...

Indication: In combination w/ 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) & folinic acid for advanced colorectal cancer in patients w/o prio...

Indication: Advanced stage ovarian cancer of epithelial origin, small cell lung carcinoma, carcinoma of the head, neck &am...

Indication: Locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer & adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. Invasive bladd...

Indication: Regression in neoplastic conditions eg, acute leukaemia, Wilms' tumour, neuroblastoma, soft tissue & bone ...

Indication: In combination w/ fluoropyrimidine-based chemotherapy for metastatic colon or rectum carcinoma. In combination...

Indication: Advanced stage ovarian cancer of epithelial origin.

Indication: Advanced ovarian carcinoma of epithelial origin.

Indication: Monotherapy or in combination w/ other chemotherapeutic agents in the treatment of metastatic non-seminomatous...

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