Wait-and-see policy as a first-line management for extra-abdominal desmoid tumors.

@article{Briand2014WaitandseePA,
  title={Wait-and-see policy as a first-line management for extra-abdominal desmoid tumors.},
  author={Sylvain Briand and Olivier Barbier and David Biau and Axelle Bertrand-Vasseur and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rique Larousserie and Philippe Anract and F. Gouin},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2014},
  volume={96 8},
  pages={631-8}
}
BACKGROUND Extra-abdominal desmoid tumors are rare, locally aggressive neoplasms without metastatic potential. There is no clear consensus regarding their optimal management. The disappointing results of current treatments and the ability of extra-abdominal desmoid tumors to spontaneously stabilize have increasingly drawn interest toward conservative management. The objective of this study was to evaluate a wait-and-see policy as a first-line management for extra-abdominal desmoid tumors… CONTINUE READING

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