Thoracic malignant solitary fibrous tumors: A population-based study of survival.

@article{Milano2011ThoracicMS,
  title={Thoracic malignant solitary fibrous tumors: A population-based study of survival.},
  author={Michael T. Milano and Deepinder P. Singh and Hong Zhang},
  journal={Journal of thoracic disease},
  year={2011},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={99-104}
}
INTRODUCTION This study characterizes the overall survival (OS) and cause specific survival (CSS) of patients with thoracic malignant solitary fibrous tumors. METHODS Eighty-two patients with malignant solitary fibrous tumors of the lung, pleura or mediastinum, diagnosed from 2001-2007, were retrospectively analyzed using the population-based Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database. RESULTS Among 77 patients with available staging information, 42% (n=32) had localized disease… CONTINUE READING
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