Disease Information

Solid Tumor: Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor

Alternate Names: None

Definition


Incidence


Influencing Factors

No environmental or familial risk factors have been identified for this tumor.


Survival Rates

Overall survival rates for desmoplastic small round cell tumors is poor, less than 20 percent. Patients with localized disease outside of the abdomen and pelvis seem to have a better prognosis.


Treatment Strategies

Clearly, new therapeutic strategies are needed for this aggressive tumor.

 


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