Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours in NF1: improved survival in women and in recent years.
AffiliationGenetic Medicine, The University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Central Manchester Foundation Trust, St. Mary's Hospital, UK.
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AbstractMalignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours (MPNST) are the main soft tissue malignancy associated with neurofibromatosis 1. These uncommon tumours are known to occur at high frequency and lead to poor survival. Our aim was to determine risk of MPNST in NF1 patients, and survival rates.
CitationMalignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours in NF1: improved survival in women and in recent years. 2011, 47 (18):2723-8 Eur J Cancer
JournalEuropean Journal of Cancer