Systematic Review of Clinical Outcomes Following Various Treatment Options for Patients with Extraabdominal Desmoid Tumors.
Ann Surg Oncol 2018 Apr 11. Epub 2018 Apr 11.
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.
Background: Desmoid tumors (DT) are rare clonal proliferations that arise from mesenchymal cells. These tumors do not metastasize but are locally aggressive, and their growth may lead to significant morbidity. Their clinical course is both variable and unpredictable; tumors may rapidly progress but in other instances remain stable or regress without intervention. Read More