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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.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
We report novel molecular and pathologic features of sarcomas involving the heart. Intimal sarcoma appears as the most frequent… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Primary cardiac sarcomas are rare and represent 20% of all primary cardiac tumors. Symptoms depend on the chambers and the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Sarcomas arising in the heart or the great vessels are rare entities. The prognosis of the patients is dismal… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Benign cardiac tumors are resected with a high degree of success with modern cardiac surgical techniques. Malignant cardiac… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE The prognosis for patients with primary cardiac sarcoma is poor. Median survival is less than 10 months, especially… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Treating rare, primary cardiac soft-tissue sarcomas (C-STS) with heart transplantation (HTx) is controversial. Conventional tumor… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Primary cardiac and pericardial neoplasms are rare lesions and include both benign and malignant histologic types. Myxoma is the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The effect of additional treatments after surgery in patients with primary cardiac sarcoma (PCS) remains unknown. The present… Expand
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1995
1995
A primary sarcoma of the heart was submitted to cytogenetic studies, which showed a translocation t(X;18)(p11;q11.2). The… Expand
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