TITLE

Ewing's sarcoma of bone: ESMO Clinical Recommendations for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

AUTHOR(S)
Saeter, G.
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Annals of Oncology;May2007 Supplement 2, Vol. 18, pii79
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the clinical recommendations of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) for the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of Ewing's sarcoma of the bone. Hsitological diagnosis of the condition is made by needle biopsy or open surgical biopsy. The affected bone is evaluated radiologically prior to biopsy while pulmonary metastases are evaluated by computed tomography and bone metastases are investigated through bone scintigraphy. Patients with Ewing's sarcoma are treated in specialized centers.
ACCESSION #
44400742

 

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