Results of multiple pulmonary resections for metastatic osteogenic sarcoma after two decades

J Surg Oncol. 1991 Mar;46(3):154-5. doi: 10.1002/jso.2930460305.


A 20-year follow-up of children who had complete resection of pulmonary metastases from osteogenic sarcoma of the extremities was undertaken. Four of six 10-year survivors survived more than 19 years even with multiple metastases and as many as nine thoracotomies. Fifty percent of the 10-year survivors developed second primary cancers during the second decade of follow-up.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Child
  • Cohort Studies
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Lung Neoplasms / mortality
  • Lung Neoplasms / secondary*
  • Lung Neoplasms / surgery*
  • Male
  • Osteosarcoma / mortality
  • Osteosarcoma / secondary*
  • Osteosarcoma / surgery*
  • Reoperation
  • Survival Rate