Transitional cloacogenic carcinoma of the female urethra treated with external irradiation and afterloading with cobalt-60

C. Henriksson, L. G. Friberg, S. Pettersson, S. L. Johansson

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A case of transitional cloacogenic carcinoma of the urethra in a 70-year-old woman is reported. Due to incomplete removal of the tumor and reluctancy to undergo extensive surgery, the patient also received external radiation and afterloading with cobalt-60. The patient is alive with no evidence of disease 7 years after the diagnosis, which may suggest that postoperative radiation as outlined should be considered in elderly women with urethral carcinoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)116-118
Number of pages3
JournalUrologia Internationalis
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1991



  • cloacogenic carcinoma
  • radiation treatment
  • urethra

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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