Long-term results in childhood rhabdomyosarcoma: a retrospective study in Italy.


This paper reviews a series of 70 consecutive children with rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) diagnosed during 1971-1978 and treated in five Italian institutions. Thirteen were classified as group I, 12 as group II, 37 as group III, and 8 as group IV according to the Intergroup RMS Study staging system. Survival was influenced by tumor extension at diagnosis, primary… (More)


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