Today I thought I'd spend some time talking about how little we know about sarcoma treatment and some of the challenges we face when trying to counsel patients about treatment options. Basically, when developing a treatment plan for sarcomas, we usually have two problems. Number 1: what can we do with the main tumor to ensure … Continue reading on sarcoma treatment.
task number 1 - I'll review the basics so that we're all on the same page. As I mentioned, sarcomas are cancers of bone and soft tissue. They are rare, only about 1% of all adult cancers, and about 15% of cancers in kids. About 11000 new cases of soft tissue sarcoma are diagnosed per … Continue reading what is a sarcoma?