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What is the prognosis of leiomyosarcoma?

What is the long term prognosis for a 55 year old male with leiomyosarcoma. He was diagnosed two years ago and has undergone 6 surgeries to remove tumors from his spine and is now undergoing chemotherapy using gemcitibine-doxirobicine, & trabectedin.
Fri, 30 Mar 2018
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Leiomyosarcoma is a malignant smooth muscle mesenchymal tumor. As it is spread to spine means metastasis occur prognosis is bad. In such a case, only chemotherapy is given, and complete the course of prescribing chemotherapy by Oncosurgeon.

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