What is the role of surgery in the treatment of localized soft-tissue tumors?

Updated: Dec 03, 2018
  • Author: Vinod B Shidham, MD, FRCPath; Chief Editor: Omohodion (Odion) Binitie, MD  more...
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Complete local excision is adequate treatment for benign soft-tissue tumors. However, a variety of treatment options, including surgery alone or combined with radiation therapy or chemotherapy, may be considered for treatment of localized primary and recurrent sarcomas.


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