Rep Pract Oncol Radiother 2020 Nov-Dec;25(6):934-938. Epub 2020 Oct 1.
Department of Oncology and Radiotherapy, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital in Pilsen, alej Svobody 80, 304 60 Pilsen, Czech Republic.
Lymphangiosarcoma, or Stewart-Treves Syndrome (STS), is a very rare skin angiosarcoma with poor prognosis, which usually affects the upper limbs of patients who underwent breast cancer surgery, including axillary dissection followed by radiotherapy (RT). Cutaneous lymphangiosarcomas, which account for approximately 5% of all angiosarcomas, usually originate in the limb with chronic lymphedema. Lymphatic blockade is involved in the onset of STS. Read More