Uterine leiomyosarcoma

Known as: leiomyosarcoma, uterine, Leiomyosarcoma of the Uterus, Leiomyosarcoma of the Uterine Body 
An aggressive malignant smooth muscle neoplasm, arising from the uterine corpus. It is characterized by a proliferation of neoplastic spindle cells.
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVE Uterine leiomyosarcoma (LMS) is usually diagnosed after surgery for leiomyoma; thus tumor morcellation frequently… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVES Fixed-dose rate gemcitabine plus docetaxel is active as second-line therapy for metastatic uterine leiomyosarcoma. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE Doxorubicin-based treatment is standard therapy for metastatic uterine leiomyosarcoma. There is no standard second-line… (More)
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2006
2006
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate prognostic factors and impact of adjuvant therapy for uterine leiomyosarcoma… (More)
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2006
2006
OBJECTIVES The primary aim of this study was to investigate the expression of apoptotic and cell cycle regulators p53, p21, p27… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE Few chemotherapy agents are active in leiomyosarcoma (LMS), particularly LMS that has progressed after doxorubicin… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Herein we report the clinical, histopathological, and molecular features of a cancer syndrome with predisposition to uterine… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Endometrial stromal sarcoma (ESS), uterine cellular leiomyoma (UCL), and uterine leiomyosarcoma (ULS) are composed mainly of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Leiomyomas are the most common uterine neoplasm and are composed of smooth muscle with varying amounts of fibrous connective… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The objective of this retrospective multicenter study was to assess the rates, times, and sites of recurrences of 126 patients… (More)
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