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New Article Published

Dr. Eisenkop was a coauthor and the major contributor on this recent article published by the Gynecologic Oncology Group:  Recurrence and Survival After Random Assignment to Laparoscopy Versus Laparotomy for Comprehensive Surgical Staging of Uterine Cancer: Gynecologic Oncology Group LAP2 Study
J Clin Oncol (United States), Mar 1, 2012:p695-700.

This article is important because it establishes that employing minimally invasive surgery for the completion of a hysterectomy with removal of tubes and ovaries in the staging of uterine cancer to determine the need for radiation or chemotherapy produced equivalent survival as a traditional open procedure.

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