Incidence and Survival of Second Primary Cancer after Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Cancer

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  • Compared to the general population, the incidence rates of second primary cancers after cervical cancer were increased in certain organs (e.g., vagina, bone and joints, vulva, anus, bladder) but decreased for others (breast, rectum, liver, and brain.)  The 10-year survival rates were lower in cervical cancer patients diagnosed with a seond primary cancer.

Study Design
  • The study analyzed data from the Korea Central Cancer Registry between 1993 and 2010.
  • Standardized incidence ratios of second primary tumors were examined.
  • Kaplan-Meier survival curves were calculated for cervical cancer patients with or without a second primary cancer.

Key Results
  • 3.68% of 72,805 women with cervical cancer developed a second primary cancer within a mean ...