Role of Uterine Artery Embolization in the Management of Cervical Cancer: Review Article
- *Corresponding Author:
- Dr. Muhammad Shams, MBBS
MRCP (UK), FCPS (Medicine)
Department of Clinical Oncology
University Hospitals of Leicester Leicester
Tel: 0044300 303 1573
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: March 24, 2012; Accepted Date: June 16, 2012; Published Date: June 18, 2012
Citation: Malik SN, Shams M (2012) Role of Uterine Artery Embolization in the Management of Cervical Cancer: Review Article. J Cancer Sci Ther 4: 167-169. doi:10.4172/1948-5956.1000134
Copyright: © 2012 Malik SN, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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