Chemotherapy effect

Topic Completed: 1 August 2013

Revised: 28 December 2018

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PubMed Search: Bone chemotherapy effect[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N Chemotherapy effect. website. Accessed May 24th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Report extent of necrosis in resected osteosarcomas (recommended to take one slide of entire tumor, decalcify and embed)
  • Consider cells viable if in doubt
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Fibrosis, granulation tissue, frank necrosis, dense bone formation within marrow cavity
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