Who, how and what of pathology of soft tissue sarcoma

Salvatore Lorenzo Renne


STS is a generic term that refers to a heterogeneous group of rare neoplastic diseases. The aim of this review is to discuss the role of pathology in the multidisciplinary management of STS patients. This will be done: (I) illustrating the framework for the current classification; (II) examining the characteristics that allows an expert diagnosis; (III) describing the role of the sarcoma pathologist in patient management; and (IV) discussing some of the most frequent diagnosis and their criticalities.