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          VOLUME 35 / ISSUE 2

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3 - Bone tumors in adolescents and young adults

Mehtap D.Çalış, Öznur Aksakal, Yusuf Başer, Alpaslan Mayadağlı, Oktay İncekara

PURPOSE: This study evaluates retrospectively those patients diagnosed with adolescent and young adult bone tumors whose applied to our clinic between 1989-1999.

RATIONALE AND METHOD: Between 1989-1999, 50 patients, aged between 15-30, with bone tumors diagnosis applied to our clinic. 37 were male and 13 were female (Men/Women:2.8) 20 patients had osteosarcoma (40%), 13 had Ewing‘s sarcoma (26%), 5 had hasta fibrous histiocytoma malignant (10%). The most frequent tumor localization was the lower extremity (25 patients, 50%). 9 patients were at stage 4b (18%), 14 were at stage 4a (28%), 22 patients were at stage 2b (44%) and 5 patients were at stage lb (10%). Lung metastasis was the most frequent one. 38 patients (76%) received systemic chemotherapy and 32 patients (64%) received radiotherapy. The average survival period was 18 months ( Range 2-66 months).

RESULTS: The factor effecting survival was found as a localization of metastdsis.

Keywords: Bone tumors, adolescent and young adult, surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, osteosarcoma, Ewing‘s sarcoma.

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