A member asked:

Someone i know has been diagnosed with this type of rare skin cancer . . . dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (dfsp) what is the survival rate?

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Dr. James Davie answered

Specializes in Pathology

Very good survival: DFSP is a low grade malignant tumor. They have a habit of regrowing if any left behind..... If completely excised, they are cured. If neglected, they only rarely metastasize, and only rarely turn into a more aggressive sarcoma tumor.

Answered 3/13/2017



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