Clinical and pathologic prognostic features of leiomyosarcoma of the uterus

F. Bazzocchi, G. Brandi, S. Pileri, A. Mancuso, A. Massaro, G. Martinelli

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Abstract

A clinico-pathologic study of 20 consecutive patients with leiomyosarcoma of the uterus seen over a 12-year period has been evaluated. Tumor extent at the time of diagnosis seems to be the main prognostic factor: 62.5% of the patients in stage I are alive and well from 1 to 7 years after the diagnosis as compared to 0% of the patients in all the other stages. The age of the patients and the number of mitotic figures also appear to have some prognostic value.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-77
Number of pages3
JournalTumori
Volume69
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research

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