Ewing's sarcoma: surgical resection as a prognostic factor.

@article{Sailer1988EwingsSS,
  title={Ewing's sarcoma: surgical resection as a prognostic factor.},
  author={Scott Lee Sailer and David C. Harmon and Henry J. Mankin and John T. Truman and Herman D. Suit},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1988},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={43-52}
}
A retrospective review of 46 cases of Ewing's (43) and extraosseous Ewing's (3) sarcoma was performed to examine for prognostic factors. Follow-up ranged from 27 to 135 months with a mean of 77.6 months, 86% greater than 36 months. Nine (20%) patients presented with distant metastases, 98% received multiagent chemotherapy, and 98% received radiation therapy. Overall actuarial survival and local control at 5 years were .52 +/- .08 and .78 +/- .07, respectively. The freedom from relapse or… CONTINUE READING

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