Sarcomas

Osteosarcoma

Society Name: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Overall Score:
Coverage: Children Origin: United States
Disease: Symptoms:
Diagnosis Overview:

 •  Biopsy

 •  Blood tests

 •  Plain x-rays and MRI

 • CT scan of chest and radionuclide bone scan

Treatment Overview:

 • Chemo

 • Surgey

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Ewing's Sarcoma

Society Name: National Cancer Institute Overall Score:
Coverage: Child/Adult Origin: United States
Disease: Symptoms:
Diagnosis Overview:

 •  Physical exam and history

 •  Complete blood count

 •  Blood chemistry studies

 •  Sedimentation rate

 •  X-ray, MR, CT scan (CAT scan)

Treatment Overview:

 •  Combination chemotherapy, Surgery and / or Radiationtherapy

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Rhabdomyosarcoma

Society Name: National Cancer Institute Overall Score:
Coverage: Child/Adult Origin: United States
Disease: Symptoms:
Diagnosis Overview:

 •  Physical exam and history

 •  X-ray, CT scan (CAT scan), MRI, Ultrasound exam

 •  Bone scan

 •  Lumbar puncture

 •  Biopsy

 •  Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy

 •  Light and electron microscopy

 •  Immunohistochemistry study

Treatment Overview:

 • Chemo

 • Surgey

 • Radiation therapy

Clinical Trial? Search for Clinical Trial details here. Active trials in the US and UK are covered. Prognosis:

 

Society Name: Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (PDF) Overall Score:
Coverage: Children Origin: United Kingdom
Disease: Symptoms:
Diagnosis Overview:

 •  Biopsy

 •  X-ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound exam

 •  Blood and bone marrow tests

Treatment Overview:

 • Chemo

 • Surgey

 • Radiotherapy

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