Liposarcomas: prognosis and management.

  title={Liposarcomas: prognosis and management.},
  author={Cem Çelik and Constantine P. Karakousis and Richard H. Moore and E. Douglas Holyoke},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  volume={14 3},
Fifty-one evaluable patients with liposarcomas were reviewed. Two-thirds of the patients were referred after local recurrence. One-third with primary surgery at RPMI had local recurrence rate of 31.6%. Overall, one or more local recurrences presented in 78% of patients. Pulmonary metastases, occurred in 45%, while liver metastases in 13.6%. Most common primary sites were the lower extremity, followed by the retroperitoneal area and upper extremity. Median survival is better for upper and lower… CONTINUE READING
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