Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor of the Pleura Successfully Treated with a Lower Dose of Pazopanib.

  title={Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor of the Pleura Successfully Treated with a Lower Dose of Pazopanib.},
  author={Tatsuyoshi Ikeue and Issei Ohi and Susumu Noguchi and Akari Fukao and Satoshi Terashita and Sadao Horikawa and Takakazu Sugita},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  volume={55 17},
Desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT) is an aggressive mesenchymal tumor which primarily affects the abdomen. Even a multimodal approach rarely achieves durable remission and the optimal therapy for extended disease is unknown. We herein describe a rare case of DSRCT arising from the pleura in a 32-year-old man. Initial therapy, which included chemotherapy, surgery and radiotherapy, achieved a partial response for only two months. Although salvage chemotherapies had no effect, pazopanib… CONTINUE READING


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