Perivascular Epithelioid Cell Sarcoma

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33726 Perivascular Epithelioid Cell Sarcoma Emily E. Jonczak Perivascular epithelioid cell neoplasms (PEComas) are a rare family of mesenchymal tumors, composed of histologically and immunohistochemically distinctive cells known as perivascular…

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Epithelioid Sarcoma

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23117 Epithelioid Sarcoma Andrea P. Espejo-Freire and Jonathan C. Trent Epithelioid sarcoma (ES) is an aggressive malignant soft tissue sarcoma (STS) that mainly affects young adults. It is often multifocal…

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Chondrosarcoma

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16112 Chondrosarcoma Jonathan C. Trent and Luyuan Li Chondrosarcomas constitute a heterogeneous group of malignant cartilaginous matrix-producing bone neoplasms with diverse morphologic features and clinical behavior. Following osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma is…

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Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma

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1259 Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma William W. Tseng, Angelo Paolo Dei Tos, Roberta Giovanna Sanfilippo, Jennifer Wang, and Alessandro Gronchi Dedifferentiated (DD) liposarcoma is a high-grade, adipocytic malignancy and can be considered…

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Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma

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20915 Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma Emily E. Jonczak and Breelyn A. Wilky Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare, translocation-driven soft tissue sarcoma (STS) classically affecting adolescents and young…

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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

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13710 Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor C├ęsar Serrano and Suzanne George Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) span a wide clinical spectrum that ranges from lesions with essentially no metastatic potential to malignant and…

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Surgical Oncology

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132 Surgical Oncology Mark Fairweather and Chandrajit P. Raut Soft tissue sarcomas are composed of a heterogeneous group of tumors that demonstrate distinctive clinical behavior based on their inherent tumor…

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Leiomyosarcoma

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1178 Leiomyosarcoma Amanda Parkes and Neeta Somaiah Leiomyosarcoma (LMS) is a relatively common type of soft tissue sarcoma, commonly with an aggressive clinical course. The two broad categories of LMS…

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Medical Oncology

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31 Medical Oncology Ravin Ratan and Shreyaskumar R. Patel Localized approaches such as surgery and radiation therapy are the mainstay for localized, resectable, low-risk sarcoma patients. However, a significant portion…

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Radiation Oncology

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434 Radiation Oncology Jessica W. Lee and David G. Kirsch Radiation therapy (RT) uses ionizing radiation (IR), which damages DNA to exert the end effect of cell death. IR is…

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