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Classification, Grading, and Staging of Soft Tissue Sarcomas

  • P. Meister
Conference paper
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 138)

Abstract

Sarcoma is a term and a disease poorly understood by the public. There is some knowledge about osteosarcoma, known as cancer of the bone, comparable to leukemia, called cancer of the blood. In the mid-nineteenth century, Rokitansky applied the term “sarcoma” to benign tumors; however, all malignancies “should be called cancers” (Hajdu 1979).

Keywords

Soft Tissue Sarcoma Soft Tissue Tumor Recent Concept Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans Malignant Mesenchymal Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Meister
    • 1
  1. 1.Städtisches Krankenhaus München-HarlachingInstitute of PathologyMünchenGermany

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