Radiation treatment for incompletely resected soft-tissue sarcomas in dogs.

@article{McKnight2000RadiationTF,
  title={Radiation treatment for incompletely resected soft-tissue sarcomas in dogs.},
  author={Josephine A McKnight and G Neal Mauldin and Margaret C. McEntee and Karri Meleo and Amiya K Patnaik},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={217 2},
  pages={205-10}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate efficacy of radiation for treatment of incompletely resected soft-tissue sarcomas in dogs. DESIGN Prospective serial study. ANIMALS 48 dogs with soft-tissue sarcomas. PROCEDURE Tumors were resected to < 3 cm3 prior to radiation. Tumors were treated on alternate days (three 3-Gy fractions/wk) until 21 fractions had been administered. Cobalt 60 radiation was used for all treatments. RESULTS Five-year survival rate was 76%, and survival rate was not different among… CONTINUE READING