Session #70: Tumor Grade & Preoperative Therapy Impact the Establishment of Soft Tissue Sarcoma Patient-Derived Orthotopic Xenografts (PDOX): UCLA Sarcoma Program Prospective Clinical Trial
By Dr. Tara Russell, M.D.
Research Fellow/Surgical Resident
UCLA Department of Surgical Oncology-1:30 p.m., Room 6A
Abstract [pdf] | Given the diverse and often aggressive nature of soft tissue sarcomas (STS), there is a need for more precise therapy. Information obtained from the surgical specimen and propagated through murine models can provide a platform for personalized therapy. The aims of this trial were to determine the feasibility of establishing STS PDOX models in the clinical setting & identifying factors associated with PDOX establishment.
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