Brachytherapy boost ups survival in locally advanced cervical cancer

(HealthDay)—The current standard of care (SOC) for advanced cervical cancer—external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) and chemotherapy in combination with brachytherapy—provides significantly higher overall survival over chemoradiation alone; however, not all women are receiving brachytherapy, according to a study presented at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer,…