Successful Treatment of MMP-9-Expressing Angiosarcoma with Low-Dose Docetaxel and Bisphosphonate

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We describe a 78-year-old Japanese patient with angiosarcoma on the scalp. Interestingly, immunohistochemical staining revealed this tumor as positive for matrix metalloproteinase 9 (MMP-9). After conventional therapy for angiosarcoma with surgical treatment and radiation therapy, we intravenously administered docetaxel at 40 mg/m(2) body surface area… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000335999

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@inproceedings{Ishibashi2012SuccessfulTO, title={Successful Treatment of MMP-9-Expressing Angiosarcoma with Low-Dose Docetaxel and Bisphosphonate}, author={Masaya Ishibashi and Taku Fujimura and Akira Hashimoto and Takahiro Haga and Kaoru Onami and Akira Tsukada and Yumi Kambayashi and Takanori Hidaka and Sadanori Furudate and Ryoko Shimada and Setsuya Aiba}, booktitle={Case reports in dermatology}, year={2012} }