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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 245-247

Recurrent intrathoracic solitary fibrous tumor: Remarkable response to radiotherapy


1 Department of Radiation Oncology, The First Hospital, Jilin University, Changchun, China
2 Department of Hand Surgery, The First Hospital, Jilin University, Changchun, China

Correspondence Address:
Min Liu
Department of Radiation Oncology, The First Hospital, Jilin University, Changchun
China
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1737.140142

PMID: 25276246

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Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Pleura (SFTP) is an uncommon neoplasm which grows slowly. For some cases, surgery is warranted. However, for unresectable ones, the standard strategy has not been established yet. We presented a rare case of recurrent malignant intrathoracic solitary fibrous tumor. It was impossible to resect the tumor. Radiotherapy alone achieved a significant improvement effect.


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