Leiomyosarcoma: A 45-year review at Charity Hospital, New Orleans

Hill, Michael A.; Mera, Robertino; Levine, Edward A.
January 1998
American Surgeon;Jan1998, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p53
Academic Journal
Analyzes disease-specific survival and define prognostic factors for survival in patients treated and followed for leiomyosarcomas (LMS) at a single institution. Methods utilized on the study; Percentage of soft tissue sarcomas comprising LMS; Results of the study.


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