Brachytherapy and Function Preservation in the Localized Management of Soft Tissue Sarcomas of the Extremity.

@article{Harrison1993BrachytherapyAF,
  title={Brachytherapy and Function Preservation in the Localized Management of Soft Tissue Sarcomas of the Extremity.},
  author={Harrison and Zelefsky and Armstrong and Schupak and Brennan},
  journal={Seminars in radiation oncology},
  year={1993},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={260-269}
}
Over the past 20 years, it has become evident that limb preservation is possible in the management of soft tissue sarcomas of the extremities. Amputation has been generally replaced by more conservative operations that preserve limb function, followed by radiation therapy. Although external beam irradiation has been the most commonly applied adjuvant, there… CONTINUE READING