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THE PARTICIPATION OF THE TISSUES ADJACENT TO THE UTERUS AND OF THE PELVIC LYMPHATICS IN UTERINE CANCER

JOHN A. SAMPSON, M.D.
JAMA. 1911;LVI(2):101-109. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.02560020017006.
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Cancer may arise either in the body or in the cervix of the uterus. The former variety is infrequent, occurs as often in nulliparous as in parous women, and the average age of those afflicted is greater than in cancer of the cervix. Its growth is usually slow and it remains restricted to the uterus for a relatively long period of time (Fig. 1). For the latter reasons the diagnosis is usually made while it is limited to the uterus, and hysterectomy for this condition is attended with a low primary mortality and a high percentage of cures.

Cancer of the cervix, on the other hand, is one of the most frequent varieties of primary carcinoma; it usually occurs in parous women; and it is more often a disease of midlife than of old age. (A large percentage of its victims are under 45; and its occurrence in those under

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