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Bone and Soft-tissue Sarcomas: Epidemiology, Radiology, Pathology and Fundamentals of Surgical Treatment

  • Barry Shmookler
  • Jacob Bickels
  • James Jelinek
  • Paul Sugarbaker
  • Martin Malawer
Chapter

Overview

An understanding of the basic biology and pathology of bone and soft-tissue tumors is essential for appropriate planning of their treatment. This chapter reviews the unique biological behavior of soft-tissue and bone sarcomas. which underlies the basis for their staging, resection, and the use of appropriate adjuvant treatment modalities. A detailed description of the clinical, radiographic, and pathological characteristics for the most common sarcomas is presented.

Keywords

Distal Femur Synovial Sarcoma Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Aneurysmal Bone Cyst Bone Sarcoma 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Barry Shmookler
  • Jacob Bickels
  • James Jelinek
  • Paul Sugarbaker
  • Martin Malawer

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