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What are the chances of survival after being operated for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor ?

Hi! we just found out my dad has Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor! he just had the surgery to remove the tumors it was 3 of them! Then they just went back in to remive some more thing in him arm like fatty tissue, muscle & i dont kno what else! they had to do a skin graph to put over it bc they took out so much! What are they usually outcomes/survival with this cancer?
Asked On : Fri, 18 Mar 2011
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Looks like your dad had mets which made them remove a larger area. Prognosis of the patient depends on the Size and location of tumor
Adequacy of margins
Age of patient
Answered: Sat, 19 Mar 2011
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