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Title: Pathological studies on adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix in Singapore
Authors: Tock, E.P.C. 
Shilkin, K.B.
Issue Date: 1974
Citation: Tock, E.P.C., Shilkin, K.B. (1974). Pathological studies on adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix in Singapore. Pathology 6 (3) : 275-286. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: This paper is based on a pathologic analysis of 98 cases of cervical adenocarcinoma occurring over a 20 yr period (1950-69) in Singapore. Adenocarcinomas constituted 4.9% of all primary cervical cancers and there were no significant differences in the frequency of occurrence among the various races. The vast majority of tumors (80.6%) occurred in the 4th, 5th and 6th decades, with a peak frequency (32.7%) in the 5th. The following histologic classification is proposed (with the number of cases given in brackets): adenocarcinoma proper (86) comprising the following subtypes: adeniform, papillary, trabecular, mucoid, medullary, anaplastic, and mixed; combined glandular and squamous cell carcinoma (10) comprising mixed (collision) and adenosquamous (blended) subtypes; no cases of muco epidermoid carcinoma or of adenoacanthoma; mesometanephric carcinoma (1); and adenoid basal carcinoma (1). This classification is simple, yet comprehensive, and is related to prognosis. (36 references.)
Source Title: Pathology
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/133299
ISSN: 00313025
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