Analysis of perioperative radiation therapy in the surgical treatment of primary and recurrent retroperitoneal sarcoma.

@article{Lane2015AnalysisOP,
  title={Analysis of perioperative radiation therapy in the surgical treatment of primary and recurrent retroperitoneal sarcoma.},
  author={Whitney O Lane and Christina K. Cramer and Daniel P. Nussbaum and Paul J. Speicher and Brian C H Gulack and Brian Gary Czito and David G Kirsch and Douglas S. Tyler and Dan German Blazer},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={112 4},
  pages={352-8}
}
BACKGROUND Radiation therapy (RT) is increasingly utilized in conjunction with surgery for the treatment of retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcomas (RPS). Despite multiple theoretical advantages of RT, its role in the surgical management of this disease remains ill defined. METHODS Patients undergoing surgery for RPS from 1990 to 2011 were identified… CONTINUE READING