Histologic and clinical characteristics can guide staging evaluations for children and adolescents with rhabdomyosarcoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Volume 31, Issue 26, p.3226-32 (2013)

Keywords:

2013, Adolescent, Algorithms, Bone Marrow Neoplasms, Bone Neoplasms, Child, Child, Preschool, Clinical Research Division, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Infant, Lung Neoplasms, Male, March 2014, Neoplasm Staging, Prognosis, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Alveolar, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Embryonal

Abstract:

To simplify the recommended staging evaluation by correlating tumor and clinical features with patterns of distant metastasis in newly diagnosed patients with embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma (ERMS) or alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMS).