Sarcoma and skin radiation oncology

Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2006 Apr;20(2):401-29. doi: 10.1016/j.hoc.2006.01.017.


The goal of this review was to provide an overview of the use of radiotherapy in the management of sarcomas and skin cancer. Radiotherapy can be an important component of treatment in these patients. It can help optimize local control of the tumor and often allows preservation of organ function with excellent cosmesis.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Bone Neoplasms / radiotherapy*
  • Carcinoma, Basal Cell / radiotherapy
  • Chondrosarcoma / radiotherapy
  • Chordoma / radiotherapy
  • Humans
  • Melanoma / radiotherapy
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • Osteosarcoma / radiotherapy
  • Sarcoma / pathology
  • Sarcoma / radiotherapy*
  • Skin Neoplasms / radiotherapy*