Prognostic factors in soft tissue sarcomas: the Aarhus experience.

  title={Prognostic factors in soft tissue sarcomas: the Aarhus experience.},
  author={S Vraa and J. P. Keller and Ole Steen Nielsen and Otto Sneppen and Anne Grethe Jurik and Olaf Myhre Jensen},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  volume={34 12},
In the present study, the outcome, patterns of local recurrence and survival, as well as prognostic factors, were evaluated in patients surgically treated for soft tissue sarcomas. Between January 1979 and July 1993, 316 consecutive patients were referred to the Sarcoma Centre in Aarhus with localised malignant soft tissue sarcoma of the extremities or trunk. If possible, the patients were treated with a limb-sparing resection, primarily by use of a wide excision. 50 patients received adjuvant… CONTINUE READING