Update of osteosarcoma in Ramathibodi, Thailand

  • Vorachai Sirikulchayanonta
  • Lucksana Pochanugool
  • Thanya Subhadrabandhu
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 62)


Osteosarcoma is the most common primary malignant bone tumor in Thailand [1,2]. The peak age group and skeletal distributions are not different from those of many countries [1,3,4]. Only a minority of cases have been referred to seven tertiary care centers for radio- or chemotherapy throughout the country. Our institute is one of these, and we admit approximately 5–10 referral cases annually.


Limb Salvage Primary Malignant Bone Tumor Intraarterial Chemotherapy Ramathibodi Hospital Referral Case 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vorachai Sirikulchayanonta
    • 1
  • Lucksana Pochanugool
    • 2
  • Thanya Subhadrabandhu
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Pathology, Ramathibodi HospitalMahidol UniversityBangkokThailand
  2. 2.Department of Radiotherapy, Ramathibodi HospitalMahidol UniversityBangkokThailand
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ramathibodi HospitalMahidol UniversityBangkokThailand

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