Clinical perspective on desmoplastic small round-cell tumor.

@article{Gil2004ClinicalPO,
  title={Clinical perspective on desmoplastic small round-cell tumor.},
  author={Alberto Baly Gil and Alberto G{\'o}mez Portilla and Erwin A. Brun and Paul H Sugarbaker},
  journal={Oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={67 3-4},
  pages={231-42}
}
Rare diseases are often associated with uninformed medical decisions and poorly executed treatments because of inexperience of the physicians. Desmoplastic small round-cell tumor is a rare disease that is a form of peritoneal surface malignancy usually affecting young males, with a mean survival of 29 months. In order to begin to build a more knowledgeable clinical pathway all 7 patients treated at the Washington Hospital Center were studied and compared to patients described in the medical… CONTINUE READING