Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor

Known as: Malignant Neurilemomas, Malignant Schwannomas, Neurilemmosarcoma 
An uncommon, highly aggressive malignant tumor, arising from the peripheral nerves and affecting mostly adults in their third to sixth decades of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) represent a group of highly aggressive soft-tissue sarcomas that may occur… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to identify the MRI criteria that best differentiate malignant peripheral nerve sheath… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE Improved staging systems for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) prognostication and management are needed… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors (MPNSTs) are rare tumors that often occur in patients with neurofibromatosis 1. Surgical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
As a result of overlapping morphologic and immunohistochemical features, it can be difficult to distinguish synovial sarcoma… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
TP53 is the most frequently mutated tumor suppressor gene in human cancer, with nearly 50% of all tumors exhibiting a loss-of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE To assess the value of chemotherapy and radiotherapy in children with malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) are highly malignant cancers that account for approximately 5-10% of all soft… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
One of the most clinically aggressive cancers associated with neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1) is the malignant peripheral nerve sheath… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE To analyze the results of therapy for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) and to identify prognostic factors… (More)
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