The soft-tissue sarcomas are a group of rare but anatomically and histologically diverse neoplasms. This is due to the ubiquitous location of the soft tissues and the nearly three dozen recognized histologic subtypes of soft-tissue sarcomas.
Chandrajit P. Raut, MD, MSc
The aim of this review is to discuss current neoadjuvant treatment options for soft-tissue sarcomas.
In the pre-imatinib era, surgery was the only effective treatment for gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST). However, this treatment modality was often either not possible or insufficient for cure due to the aggressive nature of this disease.