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Metastatic primary angiosarcoma of the breast in a pediatric patient with a complete response to systemic chemotherapy and definitive radiation therapy: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20186104     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a case of a rare malignancy, primary breast angiosarcoma, in a 15-year-old girl. She presented with a locally advanced tumor and suspected metastatic disease to the mediastinum and bones on PET imaging. The patient was treated with systemic chemotherapy and definitive radiation therapy to her left breast and achieved a complete response. She has no evidence of disease recurrence 44 months from her initial diagnosis.
Authors:
Heather G Gatcombe; Thomas A Olson; Natia Esiashvili
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1536-3678     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-08     Completed Date:  2010-05-06     Revised Date:  2011-10-06    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9505928     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Hematol Oncol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  192-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of RadiationOncology, Emory University School of Medicine and EmoryWinship Cancer Institute, 1365 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA. heather@radonc.emory.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / therapeutic use*
Bone Neoplasms / secondary,  therapy*
Breast Neoplasms / pathology,  therapy*
Combined Modality Therapy
Doxorubicin / administration & dosage
Female
Hemangiosarcoma / secondary,  therapy*
Humans
Ifosfamide / administration & dosage
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Mediastinal Neoplasms / secondary,  therapy*
Radiotherapy*
Treatment Outcome
Vincristine / administration & dosage
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
23214-92-8/Doxorubicin; 3778-73-2/Ifosfamide; 57-22-7/Vincristine

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