Why do patients with low-grade soft tissue sarcoma die? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Sarcoma

abstract

  • Among patients with low-grade STS, DOD occurs in approximately 9% of patients. Nonextremity site, larger size, and less than R0 resection are the most important risk factors for DOD, and distinct patterns of recurrence and death are predicted by primary tumor site.

publication date

  • December 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2605207

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/s10434-008-0163-0

PubMed ID

  • 18830667

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 3550

end page

  • 60

volume

  • 15

number

  • 12