Unplanned Excision of Soft Tissue Sarcoma Results in Increased Rates of Local Recurrence Despite Full Further Oncological Treatment

@article{Qureshi2011UnplannedEO,
  title={Unplanned Excision of Soft Tissue Sarcoma Results in Increased Rates of Local Recurrence Despite Full Further Oncological Treatment},
  author={Yassar Ahmed Qureshi and Jeremy R. Huddy and John David Miller and Dirk C. Strauss and Joseph Meirion Thomas and Andrew J. Hayes},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={19},
  pages={871-877}
}
Unplanned excision of soft tissue sarcoma (STS) accounts for up to 40% of all initial operations for STS and is undertaken when the mass is presumed to be benign. The effect this has on outcome has never been fully established. Patients with extremity or trunk STS between 2001 and 2005 who were treated by an initial inadvertent operation and then referred immediately to our unit were identified. Outcomes were compared with a control group of patients with STS who were stage-matched and had been… CONTINUE READING
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