Cardiac Sarcoma

Known as: HEART, SARCOMA, sarcoma heart, Sarcoma of Heart 
A malignant soft tissue neoplasm that arises from the heart. The majority of cases are angiosarcomas.
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2014
2014
We report novel molecular and pathologic features of sarcomas involving the heart. Intimal sarcoma appears as the most frequent… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND The presentation, management, and outcome of patients with primary cardiac sarcomas are not well defined. Furthermore… (More)
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2010
2010
Primary cardiac sarcomas are rare and represent 20% of all primary cardiac tumors. Symptoms depend on the chambers and the… (More)
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2008
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2008
Cardiac sarcomas are rare entities. The biological behavior of cardiac sarcomas is similar to all soft-tissue sarcomas… (More)
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2007
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2007
BACKGROUND Sarcomas arising in the heart or the great vessels are rare entities. The prognosis of the patients is dismal… (More)
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2004
2004
We report on our experience with six patients with malignant sarcoma of the heart and show that long-term survival is possible… (More)
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVE The prognosis for patients with primary cardiac sarcoma is poor. Median survival is less than 10 months, especially… (More)
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2000
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2000
Primary cardiac and pericardial neoplasms are rare lesions and include both benign and malignant histologic types. Myxoma is the… (More)
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1998
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1998
The effect of additional treatments after surgery in patients with primary cardiac sarcoma (PCS) remains unknown. The present… (More)
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1998
1998
Primary cardiac sarcomas carry a dismal prognosis with no known curative therapy using standard treatment approaches. By its very… (More)
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