What causes malignant solitary fibrous tumors (SFTs) of the pleura?

Updated: Dec 25, 2019
  • Author: Joseph F Tomashefski, Jr, MD; more...
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No specific etiology has been found for SFTs. Occasional SFTs have been noted in persons occupationally exposed to asbestos, [9] but, at the present time, SFT is not considered to be an asbestos-related neoplasm. [3, 8, 9]


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