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Consensus meeting and update on existing guidelines for management of cervical cancer with special emphasis on the practice in developing countries, including India: The expert panel at the 8(th) annual womens cancer initiative Tata Memorial Hospital Conference 2010-11

In Indian Journal of Medical Paediatr Oncol. 2012 Oct;33(4):216-20
Contributor(s): Shrivastava SK | Thakur M | Deodhar K | Ghosh J | Gupta S | Kerkar R | Maheshwari A | Engineer R | Kumar S | Krishnatry R | drumeshm@gmail.com | Mahantshetty U.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSeries: Vol 33 Issues 4.Publisher: 2012Description: 216-220.Subject(s): Guidelines | Developing countries | Cervical cancer | DDC classification: In: Indian Journal of Medical Paediatr Oncol. 2012 Oct;33(4):216-20Summary: BACKGROUND: Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers seen in developing countries, especially in India. Recent years have seen many new developments in various modalities used in the management of cervical cancer. Although it is important to remain abreast with these advancements, the availability of resources and challenges in practices across the country cannot be ignored. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a conference update aiming at reviewing all major advancements with their due merit, which can influence the evidence in daily practice of treatment for cervical cancer in the developing nations. Pre-formulated guidelines questions developed by the scientific committee were discussed and voted by national and international faculty as well as delegates in the light of current evidence and available resources in developing countries for practice. RESULTS: The results of these discussions and voting were compiled and are presented as guidelines for practice. CONCLUSION: These recommendations
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BACKGROUND: Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers seen in developing countries, especially in India. Recent years have seen many new developments in various modalities used in the management of cervical cancer. Although it is important to remain abreast with these advancements, the availability of resources and challenges in practices across the country cannot be ignored.

MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a conference update aiming at reviewing all major advancements with their due merit, which can influence the evidence in daily practice of treatment for cervical cancer in the developing nations. Pre-formulated guidelines questions developed by the scientific committee were discussed and voted by national and international faculty as well as delegates in the light of current evidence and available resources in developing countries for practice.

RESULTS: The results of these discussions and voting were compiled and are presented as guidelines for practice.

CONCLUSION: These recommendations

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