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Is radiation therapy required after hysterectomy due to Ic adenocarcinoma of endometrium ?

After total hyterectomy coild stage ic adenocarcinoma of endometrium be treated without radiation My mother is 65 yrs has undergone hysterctomy( adenocarcinoma of endometrium) at amala hospital trichur , Dr.Sreekumar pillai and Dr.Geetha did the surgery , her lymph node are fine , now the biopsy report sayc stage Ic , there is invasion in myometrium it seems , Please let me know whether radiation therapy is needed in this case , is it a must? or could it be treated without radiation, I came to know about some cases treated without radiation. Hope I will get an earliest reply regards Adv.SJ Coimbatore
Asked On : Thu, 24 Mar 2011
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Usually adenocarcinoma is associated with lymph node involvement means it spreads fast in the body. In cases when more than 1/3rd myometrium is involves which is seen in Stage Ic, Radiation therapy is warranted. This is standard oncologic treatment. She is on right path of treatment. Radiation will destroy the small spread tumor from her uterus. Hope she will recover soon. GOOD LUCK !!!1
Answered: Fri, 22 Jul 2011
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