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Non-rhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas

  • Lynn MillionEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Practical Guides in Radiation Oncology book series (PGRO)

Abstract

  • Non-rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTS) account for 4% of childhood malignancies in the USA with an incidence of about 500 cases per year [1].

  • Pediatric soft tissue sarcomas are classified according to the World Health Organization as seen in Table 10.1 [2].

  • NRSTS has diverse responses to radiation therapy and chemotherapy, precluding single histology trials as have been conducted for rhabdomyosarcomas (RMS).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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