5 - Soft Tissue Sarcoma In Adolescents And Young Adults Our ClimcalResults
Mehtap D. Çalış, Yusuf Başer, Öznur Aksakal, Oktay İncekara
In this study, patients that came to our clinic with soft tisse sarcoma have been investigated to determine factors effecting metastasis retrosspectively. 144 patients have been followed up between the years 1990-2000. The average age is 43. 76 of the patients are male and 68 are female. The most often seen fist is leiomyosarcoma (20%,n=29), 2nd is malignant fibrous histiocytoma (15%,n=21), 3rd is liposarcoma (12%), 56 were stage III (39%), and 55 were stage IV (38%). Factors effecting metasis were found as: histopathological type (p=0.0496), grade (p=0.0363) and location (p=0.0210).
Keywords: Soft tissue sarcomas, metastasis, surgery, radiotherapy, chemoterapy.
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