Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans treated with radiation therapy.

@article{Marks1989DermatofibrosarcomaPT,
  title={Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans treated with radiation therapy.},
  author={Lawrence B. Marks and Herman D. Suit and Andrew E. Rosenberg and William Chadwick Wood},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1989},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          379-84
        }
}
Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans is an uncommon soft tissue tumor that is locally aggressive, prone to recur locally following excision, and has a low propensity for metastasis. Ten patients have received radiation (both external beam and interstitial implant) as part of, or as their only treatment, at Massachusetts General Hospital from 1979-1987. Three patients received radiation alone (66.7-75 Gy) for gross palpable disease. One patient has slowly regressing nodules at 33 months; the other… CONTINUE READING

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