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Management of Soft Tissue Sarcoma

  • Julie A. DiSano
  • Colette R. PameijerEmail author
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Abstract

Sarcomas are rare mesenchymal tumors that usually present as a painless mass. Both histologic and anatomic assessments of the mass are critical to determine the treatment plan. Complete surgical resection remains the cornerstone of treatment for most sarcomas.

Keywords

Sarcoma Painless mass Histology Radiation therapy Limb preservation 

Suggested Reading

  1. National Comprehensive Cancer Network. NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology: sarcoma (version 1.2017). https://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/sarcoma.pdf. Accessed 17 July 2017.

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryPenn State Milton S. Hershey Medical CenterHersheyUSA

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