Classification of rhabdomyosarcomas and related sarcomas. Pathologic aspects and proposal for a new classification‐an intergroup rhabdomyosarcoma study

@article{Newton1995ClassificationOR,
  title={Classification of rhabdomyosarcomas and related sarcomas. Pathologic aspects and proposal for a new classification‐an intergroup rhabdomyosarcoma study},
  author={William A. Newton and Edmund A. Gehan and Bruce L. Webber and Henry Basil Marsden and A. J. M. van Unnik and Ala B. Hamoudi and Maria Tsokos and Hiroyuki Shimada and Dieter Harms and Dietmar Schmidt and Vito Ninfo and Andrea O. Cavazzana and F. Gonzalez-crussi and David M. Parham and Herbert M. Reiman and Lina Asmar and Mohan S. Beltangady and Nancy Sachs and Timothy J. Triche and Harold M. Maurer},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1995},
  volume={76}
}
Background. There is a need to develop a single prognostically significant classification of rhabdomyosarcomas (RMS) and other related tumors of children, adolescents, and young adults which would be a current guide for their diagnosis, allow valid comparison of outcomes between protocols carried out anywhere in the world, and should enhance recognition of prognostic subsets. 
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