Osteosarcoma treatment: state of the art

@article{Ta2009OsteosarcomaTS,
  title={Osteosarcoma treatment: state of the art},
  author={Hang Thu Ta and Crispin R Dass and Peter Choong and Dave E. Dunstan},
  journal={Cancer and Metastasis Reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={28},
  pages={247-263}
}
Osteosarcoma (OS) is a class of cancer originating from bone, mainly afflicting children or young adults. It is the second highest cause of cancer-related death in these age groups, mainly due to development of often fatal metastasis, usually in the lungs. Survival for these patients is poor despite the aggressive use of surgery, chemotherapy, and/or radiotherapy. Thus, new effective drugs and other forms of therapy are needed. This article reviews the biology and the state of the art… CONTINUE READING
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