The current practice of orthopaedic oncology in North America.

@article{White2010TheCP,
  title={The current practice of orthopaedic oncology in North America.},
  author={Jeremy R White and Patrick H. Toy and Parker C Gibbs and William F. Enneking and Mark T Scarborough},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2010},
  volume={468 11},
  pages={2840-53}
}
BACKGROUND The field of orthopaedic oncology in North America has been formalized over the past 30 years with the development of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MSTS) and fellowship education opportunities. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES To characterize current practices we assessed the fellowship education, practice setting, constitution of clinical practice, bone and soft tissue sarcoma treatment volume, perceived challenges and rewards of the career, and the nonclinical activities of orthopaedic… CONTINUE READING

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soft tissueIs normal tissue origin of diseaseSarcoma
The members of the MSTS are responsible for the treatment of more than two - thirds of bone and soft tissue sarcomas in the United States .
To characterize current practices we assessed the fellowship education , practice setting , constitution of clinical practice , bone and soft tissue sarcoma treatment volume , perceived challenges and rewards of the career , and the nonclinical activities of orthopaedic oncologists . METHODS .
36 ) soft tissue sarcomas were treated annually .
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