Author | Ronald D. Alvarez, MD

Articles

Advances in the Treatment of Gynecologic Malignancies

December 01, 2002

Over the past few decades, we have gained a better understanding of the risk factors associated with the recurrence of endometrial cancer. Adjuvant postoperative radiotherapy in an intermediate-risk group of

Advances in the Treatment of Gynecologic Malignancies

November 01, 2002

Two recent multicenter randomized trials have greatly advanced our understanding of the role of postoperative radiation therapy in operable cervical cancer. In locally advanced cervical cancer, such studies have shown a

Gene Therapy for Ovarian Cancer

September 01, 2001

Advances in molecular virology and biotechnology have led to the engineering of vectors that can efficiently transfer genes to target cells. Gene therapy strategies were developed along two lines: Cytotoxic approaches

Recent Developments in Chemoradiotherapy for Locally Advanced Cancer of the Cervix

September 01, 2000

Patients with locally advanced cervical cancer comprise a significant proportion of the total population with cervical cancer, particularly in developing countries. The inability to control pelvic tumors is still a significant