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Sarcoma Nomogram : Disclaimer

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Sarcoma Nomogram: Local Recurrence Risk after Limb-Sparing Surgery without Radiation Nomogram

This tool can be used to predict the chance of soft tissue sarcoma returning at the site of initial surgery after the tumor is removed through limb-sparing surgery if the patient does NOT receive radiation. The probability of local recurrence is calculated for both three years and five years after surgery.

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Select the tumor size.
Select the tumor margin.
Select the tumor grade.
Select the histology.

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Probability of Local Recurrence

These numbers show, as percentages, the probability that soft tissue sarcoma removed by limb-sparing surgery will return after three years and five years if the patient does NOT receive radiation after the surgery. This prognostic information can help patients and physicians decide whether the patient should receive radiation after the tumor has been removed.

Supporting Publication

Cahlon O, Brennan MF, Jia X, Qin LX, Singer S, Alektiar KM. A postoperative nomogram for local recurrence risk in extremity soft tissue sarcomas after limb-sparing surgery without adjuvant radiation. Ann Surg. 2012 Feb;255(2):343-7. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182367aa7