Dr. John Kane consults with a patient in the melanoma clinic

Why Roswell Park for Sarcoma Treatment?

Our world-class center

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as one of the nation’s elite — among a select group that meets rigorous standards for quality cancer care and pioneering research and educational missions.

  • Nationally recognized expert. Roswell Park’s John M. Kane, MD, FACS, serves on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Soft Tissue Sarcoma panel that create the treatment guidelines used as the gold standard around the world.
  • Designated by the Sarcoma Alliance for our multidisciplinary sarcoma team, high-volume expertise, clinical trials supportive care, research, and more.
  • High-volume expertise. Most physicians see few cases of sarcoma in their entire career. At Roswell Park, our team cares for more than 200 sarcoma patients a year.

Our cutting-edge therapies

We offer treatments at the forefront of cancer care, plus clinicians with the knowledge and experience to use them. Our patients with sarcoma may opt for a treatment plan that includes:

  • Limb-sparing surgery by providers with high-volume experience.
  • Intra-operative radiation therapy that delivers radiation treatment to the tumor field during surgery to remove the cancer.
  • Access to clinical trials and the latest treatment advances.

Our quality, comprehensive care

Support services

Learn more about the various support services offered to patients and their families at Roswell Park.

How we can help

We provide multidisciplinary cancer care that integrates the expertise from several specialists, including surgical, medical and radiation oncologists, pathologists, plastic surgeons, and others who focus on patients with sarcoma. Our comprehensive care includes:

  • Studies show that patients who are treated at high-volume, academic, comprehensive cancer centers like Roswell Park experience superior overall survival compared with those treated at other types of facilities.
  • Comprehensive support services to care for you, not just your cancer, including nutrition services, physical therapy, tobacco cessation, spiritual care, counseling, music, art and pet therapy, and more.