J Med Assoc Thai 1998; 81 (9):728

Views: 1,531 | Downloads: 33 | Responses: 0

PDF XML Respond to this article Print Alert & updates Request permissions Email to a friend

7 Year-survival of 2 Cases of Multicentric or Metastatic Osteosarcoma
Dangprasert S Mail, Pochanugool L , Likitkitchphysain B

Osteosarcoma is a fatal disease. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy combined with irradiation
treatment provide a better survival. In the Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, the
overall 9 year survival probability was 55 per cent among 130 cases of more than Enneking
stage II osteosarcoma. Between 15 cases of bony metastases, there were 2 cases which were
classified as multifoci osteosarcoma or osteosarcomatosis. These two cases developed second
bone disease, 32 and 38 months after initial diagnosis and survived for 84 and 88 months with one
patient also developing pulmonary metastasis. Both of them are still alive and in very good

Download: PDF