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Table 3 Applied treatments and clinical evolution according to gender

From: Surgical resection of massive liposarcomas at the extremities: a 10-year experience in a referral musculoskeletal sarcoma unit

  Total Males Females
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Concomitant therapy    
  Only surgical excision 13 (50) 8 (57, 1) 5 (41, 7)
  Radiotherapy 8 (30, 8) 4 (28, 6) 4 (33, 3)
  Chemotherapy 1 (3, 8) 1 (8, 3)
  Radiotherapy + chemotherapy 4 (15, 4) 2 (14, 3) 2 (16, 7)
Local recurrence    
  Yes 2 (7, 7) 2 (16, 7)
  No 24 (92, 3) 14 (100) 10 (83, 3)
Metastases    
  M1 1 (3, 8) 1 (8, 3)
  M0 25 (96, 2) 14 (100) 11 (91, 7)
  1. The percentages in parentheses indicate the proportion of cases within the category. There were no differences between males and females in the applied therapy and in the clinical course according to the Fisher’s exact test