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Soft Tissue Sarcoma

BERWICK MARIANNE

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0049
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Soft tissue sarcoma (STS) is a rare tumor, occurring in approximately 1 to 2 of every 100,000 individuals worldwide, and constitutes about 0.6% of all cancer cases and 0.7% of all cancer deaths. ... More


Bone and soft tissue tumours

Peter Hoskin and Wendy Makin

in Oncology for Palliative Medicine

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192628114
eISBN:
9780191730115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628114.003.0018
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses tumours and malignancies occurring in the bones and soft tissues. These are common in children and rare in adults. Bone and soft tissue tumours may occur at any age; however, ... More


Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Marianne Berwick and Charles Wiggins

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.003.0043
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Soft tissue sarcoma (STS) is a rare tumor, occurring in approximately one to four of every 100,000 individuals worldwide. Soft tissue sarcomas can form anywhere in the body, including muscle, ... More


Biological tissue

G. A. D. Briggs and O. V. Kolosov

in Acoustic Microscopy: Second Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232734
eISBN:
9780191716355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232734.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Biological tissue: The elastic properties of biological tissue show much greater contrast than their optical properties. Cells can be imaged in an aqueous medium, so that the ... More


Soft Tissue Fillers for Facial Aesthetics

David R. Jordan and Stephen R. Klapper

in Surgery of the Eyelid, Lacrimal System, and Orbit

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195340211
eISBN:
9780197562574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195340211.003.0038
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

The search for an ideal soft tissue filler to correct facial folds and wrinkles has gone on for at least 100 years. Many products have been tried, including mineral oil, paraffin, and liquid ... More


Skin tumours

Peter Hoskin and Wendy Makin

in Oncology for Palliative Medicine

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192628114
eISBN:
9780191730115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628114.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses skin and soft tissue tumours. Three known skin tumours are the basal cell carcinoma, the squamous cell carcinoma, and the melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma or rodent ulcer ... More


The Discovery of Conodont Anatomy and Its Importance for Understanding the Early History of Vertebrates

Richard J. Aldridge and Derek E. G. Briggs

in The Paleobiological Revolution: Essays on the Growth of Modern Paleontology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748610
eISBN:
9780226748597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748597.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology: Biology

This chapter discusses the study and interpretation of the conodonts, a group of extinct animals whose identification and anatomical reconstruction was a mystery and a challenge throughout much of ... More


Arthur C. Aufderheide (1922–)

Kenneth C. Nystrom and Larry Cartmell

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of Arthur C. Aufderheide. This is followed by a discussion of his contributions to paleopathology. Aufderheide emerged as one of the guiding forces in the ... More


“I’m Stiff and Achy”— Musculoskeletal Complaints

Daniel J. Wallace and Janice Brock Wallace

in All About Fibromyalgia: A Guide for Patients and their Families

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195147537
eISBN:
9780197561843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195147537.003.0016
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Rheumatology

Patients with each of the 150 distinct rheumatic disorders frequently have overlapping muscle and joint complaints. Weakness, myalgias, arthralgias, spasm, ... More


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