A patient has a superficial lesion that is 4 cm in size. It feels like a lipoma. Is it safe for the family doctor to remove this in her office?
Ewing Family Tumour is characterized by the following:
A patient undergoes treatment including 5000cGy of external beam radiation and wide resection surgery for a large, deep high grade soft tissue sarcoma in the thigh. There is no evidence of metastases. How will you counsel the patient?
A 35 year old man presents to his family doctor with a fast growing, 15 cm soft tissue mass in his right thigh. He has noticed it for three months. You examine him and think the lesion is deep. What is the next best step?
A 14 year old boy has a swollen tibia and pain for 6 months. You suspect a bone tumour. What would be the best first radiological investigation?
Soft Tissue Sarcomas:
An MRI scan can definitively diagnose a soft tissue sarcoma:
Referring to the causation of sarcomas:
In the treatment of malignant primary bone tumours (bone sarcomas), Radiation Therapy has an important role in the primary treatment of:
Multidiscplinary teams include specialists from which of the following disciplines?