Multidisciplinary approach to treatment of radiation-induced chest wall sarcoma.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Radiation-induced sarcoma (RIS) is a rare complication following therapeutic external irradiation for lung cancer patients. Patients with RIS may develop recurrence or metastasis of the previous disease and also at high risk for early chest wall complications following operation, which requires close follow-up and multidisciplinary approach. We present a challenging case of RIS with a multidisciplinary teamwork in the decision-making and successful management.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kara, HV; Gandolfi, BM; Williams, JB; D'Amico, TA; Zenn, MR

Published Date

  • August 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 64 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 492 - 495

PubMed ID

  • 25663293

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC5140080

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1863-6713

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11748-015-0527-x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Japan