oa South African Medical Journal - The hazards of combined chemotherapy and radiotherapy in rhabdomyosarcoma of the mediastinum - a case report

Volume 51, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A total tumour irradiation dose of 2 900 rad and a dose of 2 500 rad to a metastasis, as well as the administration of 330 mg/m2 adriamycin, successfully eradicated all traces of malignant disease after partial surgical excision in a 12-year-old Black boy with a rhabdomyosarcoma of the mediastinum.

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