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Edited by Manish Agarwal

P. D. Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre, India

This book is aimed at quickly updating the reader on osteosarcoma, a dreaded primary bone cancer. Progress in management of osteosarcoma has been slow after the evolution of chemotherapy and limb salvage surgery. Research is now directed towards identifying molecular targets for systemic therapy. Availability of chemotherapy drugs and low cost implants in developing world have allowed limb salvage surgery to develop. This book looks at current basic knowledge on osteosarcoma and some of the developments in research which have the potential to change the prognosis.

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OsteosarcomaEdited by Manish Agarwal

Published: April 11th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1266

ISBN: 978-953-51-0506-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6964-2

Copyright year: 2012

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31394 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

7 Web of Science Citations

15 Dimensions Citations


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1. Histopathology and Molecular Pathology of Bone and Extraskeletal Osteosarcomas

By Helen Trihia and Christos Valavanis


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2. Imaging Osteosarcoma

By Ali Nawaz Khan, Durr-e-Sabih, Klaus L. Irion, Hamdan AL-Jahdali and Koteyar Shyam Sunder Radha Krishna


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3. Misdiagnosis and Mistreatment for Osteosarcoma: Analysis of Cause and Its Strategy

By Yao Yang and Lin Feng


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4. Chemotherapy in Osteosarcoma

By Kapadia Asha, Almel Sachin and Shaikh Muzammil


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5. Limb Salvage for Osteosarcoma: Current Status with a Review of Literature

By Manish G. Agarwal and Prakash Nayak


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6. Bone Formation Deregulations Are the Oncogenesis Keys in Osteosarcomas

By Natacha Entz-Werlé


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7. The Retinoblastoma Protein in Osteosarcomagenesis

By Elizabeth Kong and Philip W. Hinds


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