Desmoid: the role of local therapy in an era of systemic options.

  title={Desmoid: the role of local therapy in an era of systemic options.},
  author={Brian E Walczak and Peter S. Rose},
  journal={Current treatment options in oncology},
  volume={14 3},
OPINION STATEMENT Extra-abdominal desmoid tumors continue to present unique challenges. Although the majority of patients can achieve durable local control, recalcitrant disease can prove frustrating for patients, their families, and providers. This is especially true when morbid local treatment modalities are undertaken in hopes of controlling a benign disease. There is little universal agreement regarding the optimal management of this potentially locally aggressive neoplasm; however, the… CONTINUE READING


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