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Diagnosis and Treatment of Sarcoma

The Musculoskeletal Oncologic program brings together specialists in radiology, interventional radiology, pathology, radiation oncology, medical and pediatric oncology, and surgical oncology from the departments of Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, and General and Pediatric Surgery. The team approach includes:

Particular strengths of individual departments or sections include:

Radiology

Radiation Oncology

Surgery

Oncology

For information about the pediatric program see Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.

The sarcoma / bone cancer program provides consultive services to the medical center and the community. The objective of the multidisciplinary sarcoma conference is to provide multidisciplinary consensus and comprehensive management for newly diagnosed patients or those with recurrent disease.

Treatment recommendations are customized to meet individual patients' needs and may include a variety of modalities (surgical, radiotherapeutic, and chemo-or immunotherapeutic) delivered concurrently or consecutively.

 

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