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  • Condition: Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberance (DFSP)
  • Journal: In vivo (Athens, Greece)
  • Treatment Used: Excision
  • Number of Patients: 306
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This study clarified the effect of additional excision in the treatment of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberance (rare skin cancer; DFSP).
  • Condition: Perivascular Epithelioid Cell Tumor (PEComa) of the Kidney
  • Journal: The Journal of international medical research
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 1
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The study researched the management of perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa) of the kidney.
  • Condition: Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (NF2)
  • Journal: Anti-cancer drugs
  • Treatment Used: Long-Term Therapy with Bevacizumab
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a young patient with neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) treated with long-term bevacizumab.
  • Condition: Desmoplastic Melanoma
  • Journal: Acta dermatovenerologica Croatica : ADC
  • Treatment Used: Total Excision
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a 60-year-old man diagnosed with desmoplastic melanoma treated with total excision.
  • Condition: Rapidly Recurring Ovarian Fibrosarcoma
  • Journal: BMJ case reports
  • Treatment Used: Optimal Debulking Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a patient with rapidly recurring ovarian fibrosarcoma even after optimal debulking surgery.
  • Condition: Vulvar Sarcomas
  • Journal: International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Removal
  • Number of Patients: 315
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of surgery in patients with vulvar sarcomas.
  • Condition: Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP) in Children and Adolescents
  • Journal: Journal of surgical oncology
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 40
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This study evaluated the treatment and outcome of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (low-grade tumor; DFSP) in children and adolescents.
  • Condition: Recurrent, Chemotherapy-Refractory Fibrosarcoma
  • Journal: Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology
  • Treatment Used: Larotrectinib
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes an infant with recurrent, chemotherapy-refractory fibrosarcoma.
  • Condition: Neurofibromatosis-Associated Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors (MPNST) in Children
  • Journal: Pediatric blood & cancer
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Resection, Radiotherapy, and Chemotherapy
  • Number of Patients: 784
  • Published —
This study investigated treatments and factors associated with survival in pediatric patients with malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNST).
  • Condition: infant with recurrent, chemotherapy-refractory infantile fibrosarcoma carrying the characteristic ETV6-NTRK3 gene fusion
  • Journal: Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology
  • Treatment Used: TRK inhibitor larotrectinib
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The purpose of the study was to report the very rapid, complete, and sustained response of an infant with recurrent, chemotherapy-refractory infantile fibrosarcoma carrying the characteristic ETV6-NTRK3 gene fusion to targeted treatment with the oral tropomyosin receptor kinase inhibitor larotrectinib.
  • Condition: Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans
  • Journal: The Pan African medical journal
  • Treatment Used: Mohs micrographic surgery over the traditional wide local excision surgery
  • Number of Patients: 684
  • Published —
In this review of the literature, researchers compared the efficacy of Mohs micrographic surgery versus traditional wide local excision surgery for the treatment of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans.
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