Surgery of Soft-tissue Sarcomas and GIST

Speaker: Piotr Rutkowski

ESMO goes across oncology disciplines. We asked P. Rutkowski about clinically relevant issues in the diagnosis and management of soft tissue sarcomas and GIST, in particular about the role of surgical oncologist and an optimal work in a multidisciplinary team. He discusses the importance of resection margins and surgical issues related to the (neo)adjuvant treatment.

Discussion Points

  • Clinical issues in soft-tissue sarcomas and GIST regarding resection margins
  • Role of surgical oncologist in the management of soft-tissue sarcomas and GIST
  • Working together with other members of the multidisciplinary team; perception and importance of other oncology disciplines