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Tumors are abnormal growths in the bone or soft-tissue that can displace healthy tissue. They are most often benign but can be cancerous. Sarcomas are cancers in the connective tissues, including nerves, muscles and bones. When your child is diagnosed with a bone tumor or sarcoma, our highly specialized group of experts is here to help. We use leading-edge treatment techniques to care for pediatric patients with bone and soft tissue tumors.
No matter the type of bone tumor or sarcoma, your child will be in excellent hands at Arkansas Children’s. Our expert team provides care and treatment for a broad range of bone and soft tissue tumors and sarcomas, as well as vascular malformations. Some children may qualify to take part in a clinical trial.
New patients receive a comprehensive evaluation that may include:
The number of children who beat bone cancer keeps growing, thanks to the development of new treatments like these. At Arkansas Children’s, we use a multidisciplinary process to diagnose and treat your child’s condition. Treatments vary depending on your child’s specific type of bone tumor or sarcoma.
Doctors and scientists around the world are testing many new treatments for bone tumors and sarcomas – and we at Arkansas Children’s are helping out, too. Clinical trials ensure your child can receive the most up-to-date care.
Current clinical trials are developing:
These resources help families to learn more about bone tumors and sarcomas:
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