Sarcoma

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 1:44pm
The hours, days and weeks following a cancer diagnosis can be a whirlwind. Life-changing decisions will come at you fast, and it may be challenging to understand your diagnosis and what you should expect moving forward. Things can be even more complicated if you have a rare cancer, such as a soft-tissue sarcoma.
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
Sarcoma is a rare cancer — accounting for just 1% of adult cancers — and it arises from the tissues that “glue” the body together — bone, muscle, fat, tendons, blood vessels, lymph vessels, nerves and joint tissue. If you or a loved one is diagnosed with a sarcoma, it’s important to understand what makes it different from the majority of cancers.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 1:38pm

Sarcoma cells spread very easily, says John M. Kane III, MD, FACS, Chief of Roswell Park’s Melanoma/Sarcoma Service. “If they spill from one part of the body into another, they’ll grow.”

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 9:00am

The fact that you live in a particular country or community should not impact your ability to get good care for cancer.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 2:57pm

“Initially, ovarian cancer, melanoma, and some sarcomas are the three main targets,” says Dr. Koya, “but the clinical trial is open for patients with other cancers who meet the eligibility requirements."

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 11:43am

I hope my story can help someone else, especially other young moms. So many people are depending on you, and it can feel so overwhelming. You’re tired and emotional, but you have to be strong in front of your kids. You don’t want them to worry, and that alone makes it doubly exhausting. 

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 11:38am
In addition to treating melanoma and sarcoma patients at Roswell Park, Joseph Skitzki, MD, FACS, spent the last few years developing a high-powered, first-of-its-kind microscope for use in the operating room. In February 2016, following a short study of the microscope’s functionality, Dr. Skitzki's research team revealed its stunning findings.
Friday, August 24, 2012 - 3:25pm

As a follow-up to my recent post on treatment options for advanced sarcoma, I wanted to highlight a few of the clinical trials we currently have open here at Roswell P

Monday, August 20, 2012 - 2:01pm

Soft tissue sarcoma is a type of cancer that begins in body tissue like fat, muscle, nerves or blood vessels.