soft tissue sarcoma


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soft tissue sarcoma

Oncology A sarcoma that arises in muscle, fat, fibrous tissue, blood vessels, or other supporting tissues. See Sarcoma.
Soft tissue sarcoma staging
I A Tumor cells are morphologically similar to normal cells; tumor measures ≤ 5 cm
 B Ditto; tumor ≥ 5 cm
II A Tumor cells are mildly atypical; tumor measures ≤ 5 cm
 B Ditto; tumor ≥ 5 cm
III A Tumor cells are moderately or severely atypical/bizarre; tumor measures ≤ 5 cm
 B Ditto; tumor ≥ 5 cm
IV A Any cellular atypia; any sized tumor with lymph node involvement
 B Any cellular atypia; any sized tumor with metastasis  
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NBTXR3 is being evaluated in: soft tissue sarcoma (STS), head and neck cancers, prostate cancer, and liver cancers (primary and metastases).
Approximately 12,000 patients in the United States and 29,000 patients in Europe are diagnosed with soft tissue sarcoma each year.
1) Soft tissue sarcomas, compared with carcinomas and other neoplasms are relatively rare and constitute fewer than 1% of all cancer.
Analysis of prognostic factors in 1,041 patients with localized soft tissue sarcomas of the extremities.
The present study includes 84 patients with retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcomas hospitalized and operated in Universal Hospital "Queen Joanna" and Specialized Hospital for Active Treatment in Oncology--Sofia between 2001-2012.
In a previously reported randomized, controlled Phase 2 trial of palifosfamide plus doxorubicin versus doxorubicin alone in patients with unresectable or metastatic soft tissue sarcoma (which trial was selected for the prestigious Best of ASCO designation in 2010) PFS showed a 3.
Devise corrective measures for pipeline projects by understanding Soft Tissue Sarcoma pipeline depth and focus of Indication therapeutics.
The CHMP's positive opinion is based on the results from Phase III study (Study 309)(1)comparing the efficacy and safety of Halaven versus dacarbazine in 452 patients (aged 18 or over) with locally advanced or recurrent and metastatic soft tissue sarcoma (liposarcoma or leiomyosarcoma) who had disease progression following standard therapies which must have included an anthracycline and at least one other additional regimen.
1-3) A review of 20 years of experience in the Italian and German Soft Tissue Sarcoma Cooperative Group identified 12 children with angiosarcoma.
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in adults, comprising 20% to 40% of soft tissue sarcomas.