Management of Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Treatment for soft tissue sarcomas may be either local or systemic. Local treatments remove, destroy, or control the cancer cells in one certain area. Systemic treatments are used to destroy or control cancer cells throughout the whole body. You may have just one treatment or a combination of treatments.

Children With Bone Cancer Are
In Good Hands

Dr. Kenan is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in pediatric bone cancers and is part of a new initiative at Cohen Children's Hospital of New York to expand services for young people with bone cancer. He is well known for his limb-sparing surgeries and for his bedside manner.

Surgical Management of
Skeletal Metastatic Disease

Bone metastases are the most destructive lesions in adult patients. The development of bone metastasis indicates that a cure is unlikely and the management of symptoms becomes the focus of treatment.

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National Cancer Institute
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National Cancer Institute – Cancer Topics

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About Your Condition
North Shore-LIJ Orthopaedic Institute offers a full range of services – including evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitative care – for illnesses and injuries affecting your bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons.