Recommandations pour la prise en charge diagnostique et thérapeutique des sarcomes des tissus mous

Translated title of the contribution: Recommendations for diagnostic and therapeutic management of soft tissue sarcoma

A. Dufresne, J. Y. Blay, P. Cassier, D. Vanel, B. Bui, A. Le Cesne

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Abstract

Soft tissue sarcomas are rare tumors. They may occur in any part of the body. Early step of management are essential because they directly affect functional consequences and survival of patients. It is very important to rapidly evoke the diagnostic of soft tissue sarcoma. Multidisciplinary discussion is indispensable at different step of the management: before the diagnostic to organize radiological check up and preoperative biopsy, before resection of localized tumor to decide the surgical procedure, with anatomopathological results to discuss an adjuvant treatment, at metastatic setting to decide a systemic treatment to start or inclusion in a clinical trial.

Translated title of the contributionRecommendations for diagnostic and therapeutic management of soft tissue sarcoma
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)909-915
Number of pages7
JournalBulletin du Cancer
Volume96
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2009

Keywords

  • Diagnosis
  • Multidisciplinary discussion
  • Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Hematology

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