Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Version 1.2021: Featured updates to the NCCN guidelines

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  • The NCCN Guidelines for Soft Tissue Sarcoma provide recommendations for the diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, and follow-up for patients with soft tissue sarcomas. These NCCN Guidelines Insights summarize the panel discussion behind recent important updates to the guidelines, including the development of a separate and distinct guideline for gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs); reconception of the management of desmoid tumors; inclusion of further recommendations for the diagnosis and management of extremity/body wall, head/neck sarcomas, and retroperitoneal sarcomas; modification and addition of systemic therapy regimens for sarcoma subtypes; and revision of the principles of radiation therapy for soft tissue sarcomas.
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  • von Mehren M; Kane JM; Bui MM; Choy E; Connelly M; Dry S; Ganjoo KN; George S; Gonzalez RJ; Heslin MJ
  • Start Page

  • 1605
  • End Page

  • 1612
  • Volume

  • 18
  • Issue

  • 12