Osteosarcoma over the age of forty.

  title={Osteosarcoma over the age of forty.},
  author={Robert J Grimer and Stephen Robert Cannon and Antoni H. M. Taminiau and Stefan S. Bielack and Beate Kempf-Bielack and Reinhard Windhager and Martin Dominkus and Gunnar Saeter and Henrik Bauer and Isaac Meller and Mikl{\'o}s A. Szendrői and Gunnar Foller{\aa}s and Mikel San-Juli{\'a}n and Jan W. Van Der Eijken},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  volume={39 2},
The European Musculo Skeletal Oncology Society (EMSOS) has carried out a retrospective review of patients over the age of 40 years with osteosarcoma. 481 patients from 12 centres or multicentric groups were included. 42 patients had osteosarcoma arising in Paget's disease, median survival was 9 months. Patients with axial or metastatic tumours also did badly whilst 41 patients with radiation-induced osteosarcoma had a prognosis paralleling conventional osteosarcoma matched for patient age and… CONTINUE READING

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