Other tumors of bone
Post radiation sarcoma

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

Revised: 18 October 2016, last major update June 2005

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

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Cite this page: Post radiation sarcoma. website. Accessed March 22nd, 2018.
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
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • High grade sarcoma, either fibrosarcoma, osteosarcoma or malignant fibrous histiocytoma
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