An examination of the efficacy of the 8 cm maximal tumor diameter cutoff for the subdivision of AJCC stage II osteosarcoma patients.

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BACKGROUND In the revised AJCC staging system a maximal tumor diameter of 8 cm was adopted as a cutoff for the subdivision of IIA and IIB osteosarcoma, but this cutoff was chosen based on limited information. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 347 patients with stage II osteosarcoma that were treated at our institute. We plotted a receiver operating… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jso.21125

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