Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 25, Supplement 3, pp 934–935 | Cite as

ASO Author Reflections: Radiation Therapy in Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Who Benefits and How?

  • Markus Albertsmeier
  • Falk Roeder
  • Martin K. AngeleEmail author
ASO Author Reflections



Markus Albertsmeier, Falk Roeder, and Martin K. Angele have no conflicts of interest to disclose.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Markus Albertsmeier
    • 1
  • Falk Roeder
    • 2
    • 3
  • Martin K. Angele
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation SurgeryLudwig Maximilian University HospitalMunichGermany
  2. 2.Department of Radiation Oncology, Ludwig Maximilian University HospitalLudwig-Maximilians-UniversityMunichGermany
  3. 3.Department of Molecular Radiation OncologyGerman Cancer Research CenterHeidelbergGermany

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