Published in Cancer Weekly, February 21st, 2006
Study 1: Complete removal of recurrent osteosarcoma was related to positive patient outcome.
According to a study from Italy, "The pattern of relapse, treatment and final outcome of 235 patients with osteosarcoma of the extremity who relapsed after neoadjuvant treatments performed between 1986 and 1998 at a single institution is reported. The 235 relapses were treated by surgery, surgery plus second line chemotherapy, and only second line chemotherapy or radiotherapy."
"The 5-year post-relapse-event-free-survival (PREFS) was 27.6% and the...
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