Soft tissue sarcomas of the adult thoracic wall.

  title={Soft tissue sarcomas of the adult thoracic wall.},
  author={John A. Greager and M. D. Kunj G. Patel and Henry A. Briele and Michael J. Walker and Donald Wood and Tapas K. Das Gupta},
  volume={59 2},
Forty-nine adult patients with soft tissue sarcomas of the thoracic wall have been treated by the Division of Surgical Oncology at the University of Illinois. Fibrosarcoma was the most common histologic type (20%). Patients with dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans had the longest mean overall survival time (150.8 months). The mean overall survival time for all patients was 98.2 months, and the disease-free 2-, 5-, and 10-year survival rates were 68%, 51%, and 34%, respectively. Wide excision was… CONTINUE READING
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