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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 256280, 6 pages
Low-Grade Fibromyxoid Sarcoma: Incidence, Treatment Strategy of Metastases, and Clinical Significance of the FUS Gene
1Sarcoma Centre of Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
2Department of Experimental Clinical Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital, Noerrebrogade 44, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
3Department of Pathology, Aarhus University Hospital, Noerrebrogade 44, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
4Department of Orthopaedic Surgery E5, Aarhus University Hospital, Noerrebrogade 44, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
5Department of Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital, Noerrebrogade 44, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
Received 25 February 2013; Accepted 13 May 2013
Academic Editor: R. Pollock
Copyright © 2013 Katja Maretty-Nielsen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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