Soft Tissue Sarcomas in Adults

This book is a comprehensive overview of the state of the art in the diagnostic work-up, surgery, radiotherapy and systemic treatment of soft tissue sarcomas in adults. Contributions from leading experts provide the reader with in-depth discussion of a wide range of topics. The authors elucidate the...

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Main Author: Bamberg, M.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Hoffmann, W. (Editor), Hossfeld, D. K. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1995, 1995
Series:Recent Results in Cancer Research
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book is a comprehensive overview of the state of the art in the diagnostic work-up, surgery, radiotherapy and systemic treatment of soft tissue sarcomas in adults. Contributions from leading experts provide the reader with in-depth discussion of a wide range of topics. The authors elucidate the relative importance of pre- and postoperative radiotherapy and define the role of brachytherapy and primary radiation therapy of inoperable soft tissue sarcomas. In dealing with the treatment of advanced disease the authors analyse the merits of systemic therapy and radiotherapy. Finally, future prospects are covered, such as cytogenetics, experimental studies on radiosensitivity, and new aspects of systemic treatment
Physical Description:XI, 176p. 32 illus online resource
ISBN:9783642787683