Gynecol Oncol 2022 Jan 11. Epub 2022 Jan 11.
Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Electronic address:
Objective: To examine population-level trends, characteristics, and outcomes related to nodal assessment for vulvar cancer surgery in the United States.
Methods: This is a retrospective cohort study querying the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program. The study population was 5604 women with T1b or T2-smaller(≤4 cm) squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva who underwent primary vulvectomy from 2003 to 2018. Read More