Ruzanna Papyan, MD | Authors

How to Treat Metastatic Malignant Triton Tumor in an Adolescent

November 21, 2022

A systematic review of reported clinical cases and treatment strategies was performed to better understand the prognostic factors and to develop the best possible treatment option for a 16-year-old patient diagnosed with a malignant triton tumor in the lower extremity with distant metastases in the lungs.

Pediatric Locally Advanced Synovial Sarcoma: What Would Be the Best Treatment Option?

February 11, 2021

KEY POINTS • Synovial sarcomas are often mistreated with unplanned tumor resection. • Attention from specialists early in the course of SS can minimize the risk of recurrence, metastases, and the necessity for resurgery, all of which are increased with unplanned tumor resection. • Chemotherapy alone does not provide sufficient local control of the tumor. • Resurgery, in conjunction with radiotherapy and chemotherapy, is the best choice of management for this patient.