Radioterapia chorych na pierwotnego, inwazyjnego raka pochwy – rys historyczny


Author(s): Pawel Blecharz, Krzysztof Urbański, Marian Reinfuss

The very first attempt to treat vaginal cancer with radiotherapy was done in 1929 in Boston. In 1940s 5-year overall survival rate was still below 18%. As a result of the advance in brachytherapy technics and combination of those with external beam radiotherapy in the 50s and 60s of the 20th century the 5-year survival rate grew up to 25-30%. The afterloading brachytherapy and intertissue implantations were developed in the 70s and 80s and high-dose brachytherapy technic was put into practice in the 90s. The 5-year survival rate in all stages of vaginal cancer together reached 50-60% in the late 90s of the last century.


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  • Prof. Elhadi Miskeen

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Faculty of Medicine, University of Bisha, Saudi Arabia

  • Ahmed Hussien Alshewered

    University of Basrah College of Medicine, Iraq

  • Sudhakar Tummala

    Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering SRM University – AP, Andhra Pradesh




  • Alphonse Laya

    Supervisor of Biochemistry Lab and PhD. students of Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemis


  • Fava Maria Giovanna


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