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Adjuvant chemotherapy in ewings sarcoma

In Journal of Surgical Oncology
By: Advani SH.
Contributor(s): Desai PB | Vyas JJ | Gopal R | Nair CN | Dinshaw KA | Rao DN | .
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSeries: Vol 32 Issues 2.Publisher: 1986Description: 76-78.Subject(s): Indian | chemotherapy | Ewings sarcoma | DDC classification: In: Journal of Surgical OncologySummary: Adjuvant chemotherapy using vincristine, cyclophosphamide, and adriamycin was used in 28 patients with localized Ewing's sarcoma. Life-table analysis revealed 55% disease-free survival at 3 years. In contrast, our historical control showed less than 10% long-term survival. Adjuvant chemotherapy appears to control both micrometastasis as well as local residual disease. The present study demonstrates the improved survival with adjuvant chemotherapy including adriamycin, vincristine, and cyclophosphamide, in patients with localized Ewings sarcoma BV 9779
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Adjuvant chemotherapy using vincristine, cyclophosphamide, and adriamycin was used in 28 patients with localized Ewing's sarcoma. Life-table analysis revealed 55% disease-free survival at 3 years. In contrast, our historical control showed less than 10% long-term survival. Adjuvant chemotherapy appears to control both micrometastasis as well as local residual disease. The present study demonstrates the improved survival with adjuvant chemotherapy including adriamycin, vincristine, and cyclophosphamide, in patients with localized Ewings sarcoma BV 9779

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