Radiation-induced leiomyosarcoma: does antimetabolite chemotherapy contribute? A report of three cases
- Should cancer survivors fear radiation-induced sarcomas? Feigen, Malcolm // Sarcoma;Mar1997, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p5
Purpose/Results . Ionizing radiation is carcinogenic and the induction of a second malignancy is a serious potential long-term complication of radiotherapy. The incidence of radiation-induced sarcomas was evaluated from many large epidemiological surveys of long-term cancer survivors reported in...
- Why do patients with radiation-induced sarcomas have a poor sarcoma-related survival? Bjerkehagen, B; Sm�stuen, M C; Hall, K S; Skjeldal, S; Smeland, S; Foss�, S D // British Journal of Cancer;1/17/2012, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p297
Background:This study aims to provide reasons for the poor sarcoma-related survival in patients with radiation-induced sarcoma (RIS).Methods:We performed a case-control study comparing sarcoma-related survival of 98 patients with RIS to that of 239 sporadic high-grade malignant...
- MRI of radiation-induced tumors of the head and neck in post-radiation nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Abrigo, Jill M.; King, Ann D.; Leung, Sing Fai; Vlantis, Alexander C.; Wong, Jeffrey K. T.; Tong, Michael C. F.; Tse, Gary M. K.; Ahuja, Anil T. // European Radiology;May2009, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p1197
The aim of this study was to document the sites and MRI features of radiation-induced tumors (RITs) in the head and neck following treatment for nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). The MRI examinations and clinical records of 20 patients with 21 RITs were reviewed retrospectively. RITs developed...
- Presentation of a radiation-induced soft-tissue sarcoma interpreted as a breast prosthesis on computed tomographic scan: case report. North, Scott A.; Koski, Sheryl L.; Campbell, Barbara; Mackey, John R. // Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal;Jun2000, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p155
Describes a radiation-induced soft-tissue sarcoma mimicking a breast prosthesis, presenting 19 years after radiation therapy. Breast implants; Differential diagnosis; Fibrous histiocytoma; Radiation-induced neoplasms; X-ray computed tomography.
- Tumores craneales radioinducidos: serie clínica y revisión de la literatura. Garbizu, J. M.; Mateo-Sierra, O.; Pérez-Calvo, J. M.; Iza, B.; Ruiz-Juretschke, F. // Revista Neurocirugia;2008, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p332
Radiation induced tumors are well-known but rare complications of radiotherapy. Meningiomas are the most common radiation-induced (RI) cranial tumors, followed by gliomas and sarcomas, while other tumors as haemangioblastomas remain extremely exceptional. We present 7 patients with RI brain...
- New Report Catalogues Chemical and Radiation Links to Breast Cancer. // Chicago Citizen - South Suburban Edition;10/6/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 48, p5
The article reports on the comprehensive summary of scientific data released by the Breast Cancer Fund regarding the environmental causes of breast cancer, wherein in shows the link of synthetic hormones in pharmaceuticals and radiation from medical treatments to the formation of breast cancer.
- Radiation-induced sarcoma in bronchial stump after thoracic radiation therapy for small-cell lung cancer. Hong Zhu; XiaoGe Zhou; ChangSheng Wang // Journal of Cancer Research & Therapeutics;Apr-Jun2011, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p198
We report a rare case of radiation-induced sarcoma (RIS) that arose in the right bronchial stump, 8 years after right pneumonectomy followed by adjuvant chemotherapy and thoracic radiotherapy for a localized small-cell lung cancer. The patient was treated in 2002 with 6 MV X-ray irradiation in a...
- doxorubicin hydrochloride. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p217
This article presents information on the cytotoxic drug doxorubicin hydrochloride which is used as an anticancer treatment particularly for acute leukaemia, lymphomas and some solid tumours and Kaposi's sarcoma in AIDS patients. Administration is by injection, intravenous infusion or bladder...
- Radiation-induced sarcoma of the base of the tongue. Hamilton, Jason; Avitia, Sofia; Osborne, Ryan F.; Brown, Jimmy J. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Nov2004, Vol. 83 Issue 11, p741
Discusses the case of a patient with radiation-induced sarcoma on the base of the tongue. Medical history of the patient; Contribution of a malignant fibrous histiocytoma to the illnesses of the patient including dysphagia; Treatments suggested for the sarcomas.