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Solitary Fibrous Tumor : Treatment & Prognosis:

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About 70% of solitary fibrous tumors (SFT) are histologically benign and cured by simple excision (or wedge resection of lung in case of pleura-based tumors). Tumors with histologic criteria of malignancy (shown here) develop recurrences and/or metastasis in about 50% of cases following simple resection. Malignant SFT is an aggressive sarcoma with 5-yr and 10-yr survival rates of 40% and 30% respectively.

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