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Ifosfamide not necessary in chemotherapy for nonmetastatic osteosarcoma


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy with methotrexate, cisplatin, and doxorubicin with or without ifosfamide in nonmetastatic osteosarcoma of the extremity: an Italian sarcoma group trial ISG/OS-1

J Clin Oncol. 2012 Jun 10;30(17):2112-8. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2011.38.4420. Epub 2012 May 7

Contributing Authors: S Ferrari P Ruggieri G Cefalo A Tamburini R Capanna F Fagioli A Comandone R Bertulli G Bisogno E Palmerini M Alberghini A Parafioriti A Linari P Picci G Bacci

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Synopsis

246 patients with nonmetastatic osteosarcoma were randomized to evaluate the addition of ifosfamide to a primary chemotherapy regimen of methotrexate, cisplatin, and doxorubicin, with patients allocated to chemotherapy with or without ifosfamide. After a median follow-up of 76 months, there was no difference between groups in overall survival, event-free survival, and the percentage of patients wi...

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