NCCN Guidelines Insights: Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Version 1.2021.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The NCCN Guidelines for Soft Tissue Sarcoma provide recommendations for the diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, and follow-up for patients with soft tissue sarcomas. These NCCN Guidelines Insights summarize the panel discussion behind recent important updates to the guidelines, including the development of a separate and distinct guideline for gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs); reconception of the management of desmoid tumors; inclusion of further recommendations for the diagnosis and management of extremity/body wall, head/neck sarcomas, and retroperitoneal sarcomas; modification and addition of systemic therapy regimens for sarcoma subtypes; and revision of the principles of radiation therapy for soft tissue sarcomas.

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Cited Authors

  • von Mehren, M; Kane, JM; Bui, MM; Choy, E; Connelly, M; Dry, S; Ganjoo, KN; George, S; Gonzalez, RJ; Heslin, MJ; Homsi, J; Keedy, V; Kelly, CM; Kim, E; Liebner, D; McCarter, M; McGarry, SV; Meyer, C; Pappo, AS; Parkes, AM; Paz, IB; Petersen, IA; Poppe, M; Riedel, RF; Rubin, B; Schuetze, S; Shabason, J; Sicklick, JK; Spraker, MB; Zimel, M; Bergman, MA; George, GV

Published Date

  • December 2, 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 1604 - 1612

PubMed ID

  • 33285515

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1540-1413

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.6004/jnccn.2020.0058


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States