Bone cancer: Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology™

J. Sybil Biermann, Douglas Adkins, Robert Benjamin, Brian Brigman, Warren Chow, Ernest U. Conrad, Deborah Frassica, Frank J. Frassica, Suzanne George, John H. Healey, Robert Heck, G. Douglas Letson, Joel Mayerson, Sean V. McGarry, Richard J. O'Donnell, Joshua Patt, R Randall, Victor Santana, Robert L. Satcher, Richard G. SchmidtHerrick J. Siegel, Michael K. Wong, Alan W. Yasko

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Abstract

Primary bone cancers are extremely rare neoplasms, accounting for less than 0.2% of all cancers. Primary bone cancers show wide clinical heterogeneity and, perhaps most importantly, are often curable. With current multimodality treatment, including multi-agent chemotherapy, approximately three quarters of all patients diagnosed with osteosarcoma are cured. Updates for 2007 include changes in recommendations for treating chondrosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma, and osteosarcoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)420-437
Number of pages18
JournalJNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Volume5
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Bone cancer
  • Chondrosarcomas
  • Ewing's sarcoma
  • Fibrosarcomas
  • Metastasis
  • NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Osteosarcomas
  • Radiation therapy
  • Sarcoma
  • Surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology

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    Biermann, J. S., Adkins, D., Benjamin, R., Brigman, B., Chow, W., Conrad, E. U., Frassica, D., Frassica, F. J., George, S., Healey, J. H., Heck, R., Letson, G. D., Mayerson, J., McGarry, S. V., O'Donnell, R. J., Patt, J., Randall, R., Santana, V., Satcher, R. L., ... Yasko, A. W. (2007). Bone cancer: Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology™. JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 5(4), 420-437.