Management of pediatric head and neck rhabdomyosarcoma: A case-series of 36 patients.

@article{Radzikowska2016ManagementOP,
  title={Management of pediatric head and neck rhabdomyosarcoma: A case-series of 36 patients.},
  author={Joanna Radzikowska and Wojciech Kukwa and Andrzej Kukwa and Anna M Czarnecka and Maciej Kawecki and Fei Lian and Cezary A. Szczylik and Antoni Krzeski},
  journal={Oncology letters},
  year={2016},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={3555-3562}
}
Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in the pediatric population. In 35% of cases, RMS develops in the head and neck (H&N) region, and only combined therapy is recognized as a curative treatment. However, recent advances in skull base and reconstructive surgery, along with microsurgery and endoscopic surgery, have strengthened the role of surgery as an important part of RMS treatment. In the present study, 36 pediatric RMS cases (24 males and 12 females) were analyzed… CONTINUE READING

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