What is the role of postoperative radiation in the treatment of angiosarcoma of the scalp?

Updated: Jan 03, 2020
  • Author: Jonathan S Zager, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Gregory Gary Caputy, MD, PhD, FICS  more...
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Postoperative radiation, if used, should be given in a wide field, beyond the apparent edge of the tumor, and should not be applied in a "postage stamp" fashion. New treatment approaches are urgently needed.


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