Bone
Other tumors of bone
Post radiation sarcoma

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 18 October 2016, last major update June 2005

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Definition / General
  • Latent period usually 14 years after radiation of giant cell tumor of bone, or other bone / nonbone tumor
  • Survival similar to osteosarcoma, regardless of histology
Micro Description
  • High grade sarcoma, either fibrosarcoma, osteosarcoma or malignant fibrous histiocytoma
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