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14

NCCN Guidelines for Patients

®

Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Version 1.2014

This chapter is about sarcomas in the

arms, legs, trunk wall, head, or neck.

It starts by listing what is needed for

treatment planning. Treatment options

are then presented by cancer stage

and if the cancer returns.

Treatment planning

2

Sarcomas in limbs,

outer trunk, head,

or neck

14 Treatment planning

17 Treatment by stage

18 Stage I sarcoma

20 Stages II and III sarcoma

24 Stage IV sarcoma

26 Recurrence treatment

28 Review

Must haves

Multidisciplinary team

Medical history and physical exam

Imaging of tumor

Biopsy

Imaging of chest

Sometimes useful

PET (

p

ositron

e

mission

t

omography) of tumor

CT (

c

omputed

t

omography) of abdomen and

pelvis

MRI (

m

agnetic

r

esonance

i

maging) of total

spine

Imaging of central nervous system

Genetic assessment