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Results of Surgical Treatment of Pulmonary Metastases from Soft Tissue Sarcomas

  • J. Schirren
  • S. Krysa
  • H. Bülzebruck
  • A. Zweibarth
  • P. Schneider
  • P. Drings
  • I. Vogt-Moykopf
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 138)

Abstract

Bearing in mind the cascade theory of metastatic spread (Bross and Blumenson 1976), it seems sensible to resect pulmonary metastases in a certain group of patients before the disease can spread generally, which is always a danger in a generalizing organ such as the lung.

Keywords

Soft Tissue Sarcoma Median Survival Time Pulmonary Metastasis Synovial Sarcoma Pulmonary Resection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Schirren
    • 3
  • S. Krysa
    • 3
  • H. Bülzebruck
    • 1
  • A. Zweibarth
    • 3
  • P. Schneider
    • 3
  • P. Drings
    • 2
  • I. Vogt-Moykopf
    • 3
  1. 1.Department for Documentation and StatisticsThoraxklinikHeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.Department for OncologyThoraxklinikHeidelbergGermany
  3. 3.Department for Thoracic SurgeryThoraxklinikHeidelbergGermany

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