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Adjuvant Chemotherapy Following Complete Resection of Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Adults

Version: 2 ID: 11-2 Oct 2014
Type of Content: Guidelines & Advice, Clinical
Document Status: Education and Information
Authors:
Sarcoma Disease Site Group

Patient Population

Adult patients with resected soft tissue sarcoma.

Research Question(s)

  1. What are the benefits of anthracycline-based adjuvant chemotherapy in adult patients with completely resected soft tissue sarcomas, in terms of local disease control, systemic recurrence, and overall survival?
  2. When these benefits are assessed in the context of expected toxicities, in what circumstances should adjuvant chemotherapy be recommended?
  3. Are there any advantages in using combination versus single-agent anthracycline-based chemotherapy in the adjuvant setting?
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