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?
In the treatment of malignant primary bone tumours (bone sarcomas), Radiation Therapy has an important role in the primary treatment of:
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?
An MRI scan can definitively diagnose a soft tissue sarcoma:
Ewing Family Tumour is characterized by the following:
A patient presents to his family doctor with a 4 cm mass that has been stable. How would you first try to determine if it was superficial?
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: