Soft tissue sarcoma in Italy: From epidemiological data to clinical networking to improve patient care and outcomes

Annalisa Trama, Giuseppe Badalamenti, Giacomo Giulio Baldi, Antonella Brunello, Morena Caira, Nora Drove, Andrea Marrari, Emanuela Palmerini, Bruno Vincenzi, Angelo Paolo Dei Tos, Giovanni Grignani

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Sarcomas are rare malignant neoplasms that develop from mesenchymal cells and include a heterogeneous and large group of histological subtypes that may occur at any anatomical site. Soft tissue sarcomas (STS), the focus of this review, account for ≈70‒80% of sarcomas and represent
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)258-264
Number of pages7
JournalCancer Epidemiology
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2019



  • Cancer registries
  • Epidemiology
  • European reference network
  • Histology
  • Incidence
  • Italian rare cancer network
  • Prevalence
  • Reference centres
  • Regional variability
  • Soft tissue sarcoma

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