Radiotherapy for local control of osteosarcoma.

@article{Delaney2005RadiotherapyFL,
  title={Radiotherapy for local control of osteosarcoma.},
  author={Thomas F Delaney and Lily Park and S. I. Goldberg and Eugen B. Hug and Norbert J. Liebsch and John E. Munzenrider and Herman D. Suit},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2005},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={492-8}
}
PURPOSE Local control of osteosarcoma in patients for whom a resection with satisfactory margins is not achieved can be difficult. This study evaluated the efficacy of radiotherapy (RT) in this setting. METHODS AND MATERIALS We identified 41 patients in our sarcoma database with osteosarcomas that either were not resected or were excised with close or positive margins and who underwent RT with external beam photons and/or protons at our institution between 1980 and 2002. Patient charts were… CONTINUE READING

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