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Outside the setting of well-designed prospective clinical studies, the current standard preoperative RT should be a conventionally 1,8-2 Gy fractionated regimen to a total dose of 50 Gy in 5-6 weeks. However, given the vast diversity of sarcoma subtypes, it is also unlikely to assume a uniform radiotherapeutic management to be optimal for all sarcomas alike. Other than 2 Gy fraction sizes and/or 50 Gy total dose series have been investigated in the past and should be further exploited in the future, but the practical implementation in humans is hampered by the rarity of the disease. This platform may form the basis for preclinical radiotherapy investigations.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
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The Netherlands Cancer Institute
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-22T21:08:21-0400
A retrospective evaluation of soft tissue tumors that have undergone core needle biopsy with US guidance (US-CNB)
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Translational studies in cancer research can be impeded by the lack of high-quality clinical data that can be correlated with research questions. This is particularly true in the case of r...
RATIONALE: Sorafenib may stop the growth of soft tissue sarcoma by blocking blood flow to the tumor and blocking some of the enzymes needed for tumor cell growth. PURPOSE: This phase II t...
Bone and soft tissue sarcomas account for approximately 1% of adult solid malignancies and 20% of pediatric solid malignancies. Sarcomas are divided into more than 50 subtypes. Each subtype is highly ...
Although surgical biopsy has historically been considered to be the standard diagnostic biopsy for soft tissue and bone sarcomas, recent literature suggests that percutaneous core needle biopsy yields...
To describe the clinical and ultrasonography (US) findings of soft tissue hemangiomas, and to compare with the results of histologic diagnosis after US-guided biopsy.
Endemic fungal infections can present atypically and should be considered in the differential diagnosis of any soft tissue infection not responding appropriately to antibiotic therapy. Diagnosis can b...
Undifferentiated soft tissue sarcoma (USTS) is a recalcitrant and heterogeneous subgroup of soft tissue sarcoma with high risk of metastasis and recurrence. Due to heterogeneity of USTS, there is no r...
Injuries of tissue other than bone. The concept is usually general and does not customarily refer to internal organs or viscera. It is meaningful with reference to regions or organs where soft tissue (muscle, fat, skin) should be differentiated from bones or bone tissue, as "soft tissue injuries of the hand".
Rare autosomal dominant syndrome characterized by mesenchymal and epithelial neoplasms at multiple sites. MUTATION of the p53 tumor suppressor gene, a component of the DNA DAMAGE response pathway, apparently predisposes family members who inherit it to develop certain cancers. The spectrum of cancers in the syndrome was shown to include, in addition to BREAST CANCER and soft tissue sarcomas (SARCOMA); BRAIN TUMORS; OSTEOSARCOMA; LEUKEMIA; and ADRENOCORTICAL CARCINOMA.
Tumors of bone tissue or synovial or other soft tissue characterized by the presence of giant cells. The most common are giant cell tumor of tendon sheath and GIANT CELL TUMOR OF BONE.
The assessment, treatment, and management of soft tissue injury or dysfunction. Therapy is designed to reduce tension and irritation in affected tissues and may include MASSAGE; muscle stretching, or direct pressure on muscles, connective tissue, and TRIGGER POINTS.
Infections of non-skeletal tissue, i.e., exclusive of bone, ligaments, cartilage, and fibrous tissue. The concept is usually referred to as skin and soft tissue infections and usually subcutaneous and muscle tissue are involved. The predisposing factors in anaerobic infections are trauma, ischemia, and surgery. The organisms often derive from the fecal or oral flora, particularly in wounds associated with intestinal surgery, decubitus ulcer, and human bites. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1688)
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