Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 25, Supplement 3, pp 940–941 | Cite as

ASO Author Reflections: Rationale for Organ Resection for Retroperitoneal Sarcomas

  • Mark Fairweather
  • Chandrajit P. Raut
ASO Author Reflections



The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryBrigham and Women’s HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  3. 3.Center for Sarcoma and Bone OncologyDana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer CenterBostonUSA

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