Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma
At Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute, we know that it’s difficult to receive a diagnosis of bone and soft tissue cancer (sarcoma). Sarcoma is a rare type of cancer that affects the musculoskeletal system, including bones, ligaments, tendons, muscles, fat, blood vessels, or nerves. There are more than 500 different types of sarcomas.
Our highly experienced staff specializes in studying, diagnosing, and treating bone and soft tissue cancer effectively with life-saving surgery. We also offer medical oncology, radiation therapy, and clinical trials. Our specialists use their skills and vast knowledge of all aspects of this disease to determine the most aggressive, effective way to fight the cancer.
Bone and soft tissue sarcoma care at Allegheny Health Network
Sarcoma is rare, representing about 1 percent of all cancers. A team with experience in bone and soft tissue cancer is important for getting a precise diagnosis and customizing a personalized treatment plan for you.
At AHN, our accomplished surgeons, radiologists, radiation and medical oncologists, pathologists and researchers meet regularly to discuss patients with the most complex sarcomas. We may also discuss your case with bone and soft tissue cancer specialists from around the region, due to our partnerships with other distinguished cancer hospitals.
We all work together to treat this disease and get you healthy. Our whole-person approach to care includes robust supportive services such as support groups, electronic medical records, palliative care, and cancer genetics.
You have access to the full range of treatment options available, so you can receive the treatment you need without traveling far. Learn more about why people choose us for bone and soft tissue cancer treatment.
Diagnosing bone and soft tissue cancer
At the Cancer Institute, we use a variety of minimally invasive, advanced techniques to quickly and accurately diagnose sarcoma with as little pain and discomfort as possible. Find out more about bone and soft tissue cancer diagnosis.
Bone and soft tissue cancer treatment
Our expert, skilled team has experience successfully treating sarcomas. Multiple experts from different fields collaborate on your treatment strategy. Treatment options include surgery, radiation therapy, medical oncology, and clinical trials. Get more information on bone and soft tissue cancer treatment.