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Osteosarcoma (Osteogenic Sarcoma) Summary

Description: A sarcoma originating in bone-forming cells, affecting the ends of long bones. It is the most common and most malignant of sarcomas of the bones, and occurs chiefly among 10- to 25-year-old youths. (From Stedman, 25th ed)

Also Known As: Osteogenic Sarcoma; Osteosarcomas; Osteosarcoma Tumor; Osteogenic Sarcomas; Osteosarcoma Tumors Show All >>

Networked: 9412 relevant articles (483 outcomes, 1680 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Osteosarcoma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin) : 34 outcomes 88 studies in 454 results : FDA 12 Generic
  2. Cisplatin (Platino) : 31 outcomes 89 studies in 403 results : FDA 6 Generic
  3. Methotrexate (Mexate) : 26 outcomes 64 studies in 451 results : FDA 8 Generic
  4. Ifosfamide : 22 outcomes 42 studies in 141 results : FDA 7 Generic
  5. Carboplatin (JM8) : 8 outcomes 12 studies in 50 results : FDA 29 Generic
  6. muramylNAc-Ala-isoGln-Lys-tripeptide-PE : 7 outcomes 14 studies in 26 results : IBA
  7. Liposomes (Liposome) : 6 outcomes 18 studies in 54 results : IBA
  8. gemcitabine : 6 outcomes 8 studies in 33 results : FDA 7
  9. Leucovorin (Folinic Acid) : 6 outcomes 6 studies in 73 results : FDA 6
  10. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor) : 5 outcomes 35 studies in 127 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Osteosarcoma

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)
  3. Sarcoma (Soft Tissue Sarcoma)
  4. Ewing's Sarcoma (Sarcoma, Ewing)
  5. Chondrosarcoma
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Key Therapies for Osteosarcoma

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 214 outcomes 251 studies in 1657 results
  2. Adjuvant Chemotherapy : 31 outcomes 40 studies in 248 results
  3. Limb Salvage : 15 outcomes 21 studies in 170 results
  4. Amputation : 12 outcomes 20 studies in 259 results
  5. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation) : 11 outcomes 20 studies in 218 results
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