Patients with stage III or IVA cervical cancer experienced a 5-year survival rate of 63% compared to 57% for patients treated with radiation therapy alone. The chance of cancer recurrence was 42% for patients treated with chemotherapy and radiation therapy compared to 62% for those treated with radiation therapy alone.
Stage III cervical cancer. Stage III cervical cancer means that the cancer has spread to the lower part of the vagina or the walls of the pelvis, but not to nearby lymph nodes or other parts of the body.. Stage IIIA: The cancer has spread to the lower third of the vagina, but not to the walls of the pelvis.
Stage 3 means the cancer has spread from the cervix into the structures around it
Laurie R. My name is Laurie S. Rozgonyi. I'm a 52-year-old cervical cancer survivor. In May 2003, I had an abnormal pap smear. The doctors took a scraping