Julio es el mes para concienciar sobre el sarcoma y llamar la atención sobre aquel grupo de cánceres que empiezan en los huesos o en los tejidos blandos del cuerpo. Hay más de 70 tipos de sarcoma, entre ellos, el cáncer de hueso.
July is Sarcoma Awareness Month, bringing attention to a group of cancers that begin in the bones or soft tissues of the body. There are more than 70 types of sarcoma, including bone cancer. Treatments for bone cancer include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, or proton beam therapy that targets the cancer.
Adam C. Berger, MD, FACS, chief of Melanoma and Soft Tissue Surgical Oncology and associate director for Shared Resources at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey addresses common questions about sarcoma during sarcoma awareness month.
New analysis finds more than half of U.S. adolescents and young adults with sarcoma—a type of cancer in the bones or soft tissues—are often prescribed opioids to treat their pain.
A study led by UC Davis Cancer Center identified a binding protein in cancer cell’s nucleus, known as CHD4, as a critical agent keeping Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) dormant and undetected by the body’s immune system. CHD4 is linked to cancer cell growth in many types of cancers.
This special edition of MD Anderson’s Research Highlights features presentations at the Society for Immunotherapy of Caner 36th Annual Meeting.
Doctors from Hackensack University Medical Center’s John Theurer Cancer Center Perform 14-Hour Life Saving Surgery When waking up one morning in April 2020, 23 year-old Zulema Rubio, a recent college grad and legal assistant, experienced swollenness in her face. She…
Rutgers Cancer Institute expert sheds light on sarcoma for rare disease day.
The patient, whose tumor responded within two weeks after receiving the combination, resumed normal activity and was in a complete remission at the time of the report.
UCLA researchers have found that chemotherapy is not commonly used when treating adults with localized sarcoma, a rare type of cancer of the soft tissues or bone. In a nationwide analysis of nearly 20,000 patients whose cancer had not yet spread to other organs, the scientists learned that only 22% were treated with some form of chemotherapy.
July is Sarcoma Awareness Month. Few people can tell you that sarcoma is a rare cancer of the soft tissue and bone with over 70 subtypes. And even advocacy groups call it “a forgotten cancer.” But for the tens of…