Radiation-induced sarcoma in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a single-institution study.

@article{Xi2010RadiationinducedSI,
  title={Radiation-induced sarcoma in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a single-institution study.},
  author={Mian Xi and Meng-zhong Liu and Hai-Xia Wang and Ling Yan Cai and Li Zhang and Chun-Fang Xie and Qiaoqiao Li},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2010},
  volume={116 23},
  pages={5479-86}
}
BACKGROUND The increasing incidence of radiation-induced sarcoma (RIS) has become a significant problem that can limit long-term survival. The objective of the current study was to analyze the clinicopathologic characteristics, treatment outcomes, and prognostic factors of RIS after radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). METHODS Institutional electronic medical records of patients with NPC who received definitive radiotherapy between February 1964 and 2003 were reviewed. Fifty-three… CONTINUE READING
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