The role of molecular pathology in mediastinal sarcomas

  title={The role of molecular pathology in mediastinal sarcomas},
  author={David I. Suster},
  • D. Suster
  • Published 1 December 2020
  • Medicine
  • Mediastinum
Mediastinal sarcomas represent rare neoplasms of mesenchymal origin. Most published data on mediastinal sarcomas is primarily derived from small series and case reports. Although rare, primary mediastinal sarcomas have a clinically aggressive course with worse 10-year survival rates than other types of mediastinal tumors, highlighting the importance of adequate diagnosis of these lesions. The diagnosis of mediastinal sarcomas is complicated by the varied histologic subtypes of tumors that can… 
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