Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Stanley J. Miller, Murad Alam, James Andersen, Daniel Berg, Christopher K. Bichakjian, Glen Bowen, Richard T. Cheney, Frank Glass, Roy C. Grekin, James M. Grichnik, Anne Kessinger, Nancy Y. Lee, Stuart Lessin, Daniel D. Lydiatt, Lawrence W. Margolis, Jeffrey Michalski, Kishwer S. Nehal, Paul Nghiem, Allan R. Oseroff, E. William RosenbergAshok R. Shaha, Ronald J. Siegle, Marshall M. Urist

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Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is an uncommon, low-grade sarcoma of fibroblast origin with an incidence rate of 0.8 cases per million persons each year. Although it rarely metastasizes, initial misdiagnosis, prolonged time to accurate diagnosis, and large tumor size at diagnosis are common. These updated 2007 guidelines include changes in recommendations for considering radiation therapy, as well as those regarding surgical margins in some patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)550-555
Number of pages6
JournalJNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2007


  • Fibrosarcomatous dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
  • NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology
  • Sarcoma
  • Tumor


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