Radiation therapy of epithelioid sarcoma.

  title={Radiation therapy of epithelioid sarcoma.},
  author={David S Shimm and Herman D. Suit},
  volume={52 6},
Epithelioid sarcoma is an uncommon tumor characterized by its appearance in the distal extremities (especially the forearm, wrist, and ankle), the tendency to recur locally, and high probability of spread to regional lymph nodes. Most patients have been treated surgically, and the potential role of radiation therapy alone or combined with surgery is not well defined. The authors treated eight patients with epithelioid sarcoma. Four patients were male; patients ranged in age from 7 to 66 years… CONTINUE READING


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