Published in Cancer Weekly, May 10th, 2005
"Sarcomas, or tumors of connective tissue, represent roughly 20% of childhood cancers. Although the cure rate for sarcomas in general has significantly improved in the last 10 years, there continue to be subgroups that are difficult to treat. High-grade or metastatic soft-tissue sarcomas and rhabdomyosarcomas (RMS) of the extremities remain therapeutic challenges and their prognosis is often poor," investigators in Canada report.
"The future of sarcoma therapy will likely include molecular approaches including gene/protein expression profiling and gene-based therapy. Most sarcomas harbor...
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