Solitary plasmacytoma of bone: treatment, progression, and survival.

  title={Solitary plasmacytoma of bone: treatment, progression, and survival.},
  author={L Y Chak and RecognitionG. S. Cox and David G. Bostwick and Richard T. Hoppe},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  volume={5 11},
Twenty patients with solitary plasmacytoma of bone were treated by radiation therapy. Local control was achieved in 19 and most patients developed systemic myeloma. To evaluate disease progression, 65 patients, including 45 from published series, were analyzed. Younger patients seemed less likely to progress (P = .06), but other clinical characteristics… CONTINUE READING