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Rh-Endostatin in perioperative period improves osteosarcoma outcomes

November 10, 2017

WAILEA, Hawaii — Perioperative administration of Rh-Endostatin with traditional chemotherapy improved outcomes for patients with stage IIB osteosarcoma, according to study results presented at Connective Tissue Oncology Society.

“[The regimen] could significantly improve the distant metastasis-free survival and overall survival of [these patients],” Xiaohui Niu, MD, of the department of orthopedic oncology at Beijing Ji Shui Tan Hospital in China, said during a presentation. “This is a preliminary and exciting result. It is the first drug that could improve OS in the past 30 years. A randomized multicenter clinical trial is needed.”

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Cediranib active in alveolar soft part sarcoma

November 10, 2017
WAILEA, Hawaii — A randomized phase 2 trial designed to assess the effect of cediranib for patients with alveolar soft part sarcoma met its primary endpoint…
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Morphology, grading may determine treatment approach in synovial sarcoma

November 10, 2017
WAILEA, Hawaii — Not all cases of synovial sarcoma of the extremities result in severe outcomes, according to study results presented at Connective Tissue Oncology…
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Axitinib-pembrolizumab combination shows promise in advanced alveolar soft part sarcoma

November 9, 2017
WAILEA, Hawaii — The combination of axitinib and pembrolizumab demonstrated early evidence of activity among patients with advanced alvelor soft part sarcoma and…
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Reconstruction Using Expandable Endoprostheses for Skeletally Immature Patients With Sarcoma

Orthopedics, January/February 2017, Volume 40 Issue 1
Expandable endoprostheses have become an acceptable modality to address the issue of limb-length inequality in…
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Unipolar Versus Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty for Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures in Elderly Patients: November 2015

Hip replacement using hemiarthroplasty (HA) is a common surgical procedure in elderly patients with femoral neck…
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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Public’s reliance on Google costs physicians time with patients

November 1, 2017
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