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In cervical cancer surgery, minimally invasive is worse than open, study says

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Cervical cancer surgery choicesThe type of surgery a woman has will affect her ability to survive cervical cancer, new research suggests. Among patients with early-stage cervical cancer, women who undergo minimally invasive operations have a greater risk of dying than those who undergo open surgeries, two studies published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine found.

The studies compared the same operation, radical hysterectomy, performed both as open surgery and as a minimally invasive procedure.
Radical hysterectomy, or removal of the uterus, cervix and other parts of the female reproductive system, is a recommended treatment for many patients with early-stage cervical cancer. Introduced in 1992, minimally invasive radical hysterectomy -- in which smaller incisions are made with either a laparoscopic or a robot-assisted procedure -- increased in popularity over time.
Today, about 60% of cervical cancer hysterectomies are minimally invasive, according to the authors of the study.

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