Osteosarcoma in patients younger than 12 years old without metastases have similar prognosis as adolescent and young adults.

@article{Eleutrio2015OsteosarcomaIP,
  title={Osteosarcoma in patients younger than 12 years old without metastases have similar prognosis as adolescent and young adults.},
  author={Sabrina Jeane Prates Eleut{\'e}rio and Andreza Almeida Senerchia and Maria Teresa A Almeida and Cec{\'i}lia Maria Lima da Costa and Daniel William Lustosa and Luiz Mario Calheiros and Jos{\'e} Henrique Silva Barreto and Algemir Lunardi Brunetto and Carla Renata Pacheco Macedo and Antonio S{\'e}rgio Petrilli},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  year={2015},
  volume={62 7},
  pages={
          1209-13
        }
}
BACKGROUND Childhood cancer is relatively rare and tends to present specific age distribution, as a prognostic factor for some of these diseases. Information on how young age affects prognosis, response to chemotherapy, and local control options in children versus AYA with osteosarcoma (OST) is minimal. METHODS In order to identify the main differences in clinical pathologic features, surgical approaches and survival rates of primary high grade OST of the extremity between children (n = 156… CONTINUE READING
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