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Soft Tissue Sarcomas-The Pitfalls in Diagnosis and Management!!

Soft Tissue Sarcomas-The Pitfalls in Diagnosis and Management!! Indian J Surg Oncol (October–December 2011) 2(4):261–264 DOI 10.1007/s13193-012-0141-7 EDITORIAL Soft Tissue Sarcomas-The Pitfalls in Diagnosis and Management!! Chintamani Received: 15 February 2012 /Accepted: 22 February 2012 /Published online: 10 March 2012 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2012 Biological Behaviour-Putting All Eggs in One Basket!! It can be the most significant pitfall as this heterogeneous group behaves differently at different sites,the presentation and diag- nosis could be confusing .Importantly, most pathologists have limited experience of studying these cancers on account of low incidence. With more than 20 histological subtypes it is nearly impossible for a single pathologist to encounter all subtypes in adequate numbers in his life time. Therefore mis/suboptimal diagnosis are a rule rather than an exception. Inadequate or Inappropriate Biopsies (FNAC vs. Core Needle Biopsies vs. Incision Biopsies) and Sampling Soft tissue sarcomas are a heterogenous group of tumours Errors [6–8] that are notorious for recurrence. Since 1980s there has been a paradigm shift in the management of these cancers with Most centres have done away with FNAs (fine needle aspi- the effort being more and more towards preservation of ration cytology) on account of false negatives and lack of organ and function. This has become possible http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

Soft Tissue Sarcomas-The Pitfalls in Diagnosis and Management!!

Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology , Volume 2 (4): 4 – Dec 1, 2011

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Springer Journals
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2012 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
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0975-7651
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0976-6952
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10.1007/s13193-012-0141-7
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Indian J Surg Oncol (October–December 2011) 2(4):261–264 DOI 10.1007/s13193-012-0141-7 EDITORIAL Soft Tissue Sarcomas-The Pitfalls in Diagnosis and Management!! Chintamani Received: 15 February 2012 /Accepted: 22 February 2012 /Published online: 10 March 2012 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2012 Biological Behaviour-Putting All Eggs in One Basket!! It can be the most significant pitfall as this heterogeneous group behaves differently at different sites,the presentation and diag- nosis could be confusing .Importantly, most pathologists have limited experience of studying these cancers on account of low incidence. With more than 20 histological subtypes it is nearly impossible for a single pathologist to encounter all subtypes in adequate numbers in his life time. Therefore mis/suboptimal diagnosis are a rule rather than an exception. Inadequate or Inappropriate Biopsies (FNAC vs. Core Needle Biopsies vs. Incision Biopsies) and Sampling Soft tissue sarcomas are a heterogenous group of tumours Errors [6–8] that are notorious for recurrence. Since 1980s there has been a paradigm shift in the management of these cancers with Most centres have done away with FNAs (fine needle aspi- the effort being more and more towards preservation of ration cytology) on account of false negatives and lack of organ and function. This has become possible

Journal

Indian Journal of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Dec 1, 2011

Keywords: surgical oncology; oncology; surgery

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