Lymph node metastasis, deep stromal invasion and parametrial extension were independent prognostic factors of stage Ib and IIa cervical squamous cell carcinoma patients undergoing radical hysterectomy and lymphadenectomy. The establishment of prognosis-predicting system based on high risk factors may be helpful to predict the risk of recurrence and metastasis, and guide adjuvant therapy after surgery.
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