Survival, prognosis, and therapeutic response in osteogenic sarcoma. The Memorial Hospital experience.

@article{Glasser1992SurvivalPA,
  title={Survival, prognosis, and therapeutic response in osteogenic sarcoma. The Memorial Hospital experience.},
  author={D. Glasser and Joseph M. Lane and Andrew G. Huvos and Ralph C. Marcove and Gerald Rosen},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1992},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={
          698-708
        }
}
Two hundred seventy-nine consecutive patients with Stage II osteogenic sarcoma of the appendicular skeleton treated between 1976 and 1986 were studied to identify predictors of long-term survival. Survival was 77% and 73% at 5 and 10 years, respectively, with continuously disease-free survival being 70% and 69%. On univariate analysis, the most significant predictors of survival were the location of the primary lesion, local control of the tumor, and the degree of necrosis in the primary tumor… CONTINUE READING
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