The management of paratesticular rhabdomyosarcoma

Hamilton, CR, Pinkerton, R and Horwich, A (1989) The management of paratesticular rhabdomyosarcoma. Clinical Radiology, 40 3: 314-317. doi:10.1016/S0009-9260(89)80222-3

Author Hamilton, CR
Pinkerton, R
Horwich, A
Title The management of paratesticular rhabdomyosarcoma
Journal name Clinical Radiology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0009-9260
Publication date 1989
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/S0009-9260(89)80222-3
Volume 40
Issue 3
Start page 314
End page 317
Total pages 4
Language eng
Subject 2730 Oncology
2741 Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
Abstract Between 1974 and 1986 15 patients presented to the Royal Marsden Hospital with paratesticular rhabdomyosarcoma. Of 10 patients presenting with Stage I disease, eight were treated with adjuvant chemotherapy. Six (75%) remain continuously disease-free 1.2-8.3 years from presentation. The two who relapsed have been salvaged with further treatment and remain disease-free 7.5 years and 10.3 years from original presentation. Three patients presented with regional node involvement and two are disease-free 3.3 and 3.7 years from presentation; the other died from disease. Two patients presented with Stage III disease and one remains alive and disease-free at 7.8 years from presentation. The efficacy of chemotherapy has diminished the roles of surgery and radiotherapy following radical excision in Stage I disease. However, aggressive multi-modality approaches are relevant for metastatic disease.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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