Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-18526
Poirier, Valerie J; Rohrer Bley, Calra; Roos, Malgorzata; Kaser-Hotz, Barbara (2006). Efficacy of radiation therapy for the treatment of macroscopic canine oral soft tissue sarcoma. In Vivo, 20(3):415-9.
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This retrospective study evaluated the efficacy of radiotherapy used alone in macroscopic oral soft tissue sarcoma. Thirty-one dogs qualified for the study. Twenty dogs received curative radiotherapy (median total dose: 52.5 Gy) and eleven dogs were treated palliatively (3 x 8 Gy or 5 x 6 Gy). The time-to-progression for the curatively-treated dogs was 333 days versus 180 days for the palliatively-treated dogs (p=0.134). The overall survival was 331 days for the curative group and 310 days for the palliative group (p =0.2292). The results of this study suggest that radiation therapy is useful in the treatment of oral soft tissue sarcoma.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine|
|DDC:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||15 May 2009 13:46|
|Last Modified:||27 Nov 2013 18:40|
|Publisher:||International Institute of Anticancer Research|
|Citations:||Web of Science®. Times cited: 5|
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