Case Report
 
Small-cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix with long-term survival obtained with multimodal treatment: A case report
Fatima Safini1, Nadia Benchakroun2, Sara Belkheiri3, Mehdi Karkouri4, Abdellatif Benider2
1Doctor in oncology-radiotherapy, Regional Center of Oncology, Al Hoceima, Morocco
2Associate Professor in oncology-radiotherapy, Department of Oncology and Radiotherapy, Mohammed VI Cancer Treatment Center, Ibn Rochd, Casablanca, Morocco
3Doctor in oncology-radiotherapy, Department of Oncology and Radiotherapy, Mohammed VI Cancer Treatment Center, Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Quartier des Hopitaux, Casablanca, Morocco
4Associate Professor in cytology and histopathology, Department of cytology and histopathology, Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Casablanca, Morocco


Article ID: 100044Z10FS2017
doi:10.5348/Z10-2017-44-CR-15

Corresponding Author:
Fatima Safini,
Regional Center of Oncology (Centre Régional d’Oncologie),
Al Hoceima, Morocco
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Safini F, Benchakroun N, Belkheiri S, Karkouri M, Benider A. Small-cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix with long-term survival obtained with multimodal treatment: A case report. J Case Rep Images Oncology 2017;3:65–68.


ABSTRACT
Introduction: Small-cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix is a rare aggressive tumor accounting for less than 5% of all cervical carcinomas. It is associated with a poor prognosis.
Case Report: We report a case in a 37-year-old female revealed by vaginal bleeding. The patient underwent a radical hysterectomy with pelvic and paraortic lymphadenectomy with advanced stage. An adjuvant chemotherapy using etoposide and cisplatin for six courses was given and followed by adjuvant pelvic radiotherapy and vaginal brachytherapy. After six years of follow-up, the patient is free of disease.
Conclusion: The purpose of this case is to report the successful results with a multimodal treatment in Small-cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix including surgery, chemotherapy platinum based and radiotherapy.

Keywords: Small-cell carcinoma, Treatment, Uterine cervix



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Author Contributions
Fatima Safini – Substantial contributions to conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting the article, Revising it critically for important intellectual content, Final approval of the version to be published
Nadia Benchakroun – Substantial contributions to conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting the article, Revising it critically for important intellectual content, Final approval of the version to be published
Sara Belkheiri – Substantial contributions to conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting the article, Revising it critically for important intellectual content, Final approval of the version to be published
Mehdi Karkouri – Substantial contributions to conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting the article, Revising it critically for important intellectual content, Final approval of the version to be published
Abdellatif Benider – Substantial contributions to conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting the article, Revising it critically for important intellectual content, Final approval of the version to be published
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