Surgical Management of Truncal and Head/Neck Soft Tissue Tumours

  • J. M. Thomas
Conference paper
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 138)

Abstract

Soft tissue sarcomas (STS) of the head/neck account for 10% of the total. The Royal Marsden Hospital experience on this subject was recently published by Eeles et al. (1993). Other recent publications on the subject are by Frankenthaler et al. (1990), Freedman et al. (1989), Mandard et al. (1989) and Weber et al. (1986). There is general agreement concerning the differences that exist between STS at this site and extremity sarcomas.

Keywords

Respiration Oncol Sarcoma Retinoblastoma Fibrosarcoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Thomas
    • 1
  1. 1.Sarcoma and Melanoma UnitRoyal Marsden HospitalLondonUK

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