Non-metastatic unresected paediatric non-rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas: Results of a pooled analysis from United States and European groups

Andrea Ferrari, Rosalba Miceli, Annie Rey, Odile Oberlin, Daniel Orbach, Bernadette Brennan, Luigi Mariani, Modesto Carli, Gianni Bisogno, Giovanni Cecchetto, Gian Luca De Salvo, Michela Casanova, Max M. Vannoesel, Anna Kelsey, Michael C. Stevens, Meenakshi Devidas, Alberto S. Pappo, Sheri L. Spunt

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Abstract

Background: Non-rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTS) with initially unresected tumours represent a particular subset of patients with a poor outcome. Various international research groups pooled their data in a joint study in order to investigate prognostic variables and treatment modalities. Methods: The study population consisted of 304 patients

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)724-731
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Journal of Cancer
Volume47
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2011

Keywords

  • Chemotherapy, response to chemotherapy
  • Non-rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas
  • Paediatric sarcoma
  • Prognostic factors
  • Radiotherapy
  • Surgery
  • Synovial sarcoma, malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour
  • Unresected sarcoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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