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Please call 800-865-1125 (Monday-Friday, 8am-5:30pm EST). To refer a patient, please contact our M-Line service: 800-962-3555.

Sarcoma: Soft Tissue, Connective Tissue & Bone Cancers

"Sarcoma" is a term used to describe a whole family of cancers that grows in the soft tissues of the body, such as in muscle or fat, and occurs equally in men and women. Sarcomas are also rare, affecting less than one percent of adults with cancer.

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Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]going to a new website

There is hope, innovation and support for those diagnosed with sarcoma

Patient Care and Treatment:
The U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center offers a Multidisciplinary Sarcoma Clinic (adult), emphasizing our commitment to a team-based approach to care. What this means to our patients is their case will be reviewed by physicians with specialty training in medical oncology, orthopedic oncology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology, tumor imaging and pathology of bone and soft tissue sarcomas.

The Connective Tissue (Sarcoma) Program receives about 250 new cases annually. This volume allows our team to develop well-rounded experience in treating these diseases, which is an advantage considering most community-based practices see fewer than 10 cases a year.

Research and innovation: We offer trials exclusive to our cancer center, as well as those sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. Our program is a founding member of the Sarcoma Alliance for Research through Collaboration, a clinical trials group that is dedicated to advances in sarcoma treatment through research.

Our patients have access to the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center's Patient/Family Support Services. To fully understand what this means, please take time to visit the For Cancer Center Patients area of this website. We outline the services available to our patients at every point in their care.

Make an appointment/referral

To make a first time appointment, please call the Patient Care Center at 800-865-1125 (Monday-Friday, 8am-5:30pm EST). If you would like to refer a patient, please contact our M-Line service: 800-962-3555. For more information, visit our Make an Appointment web page.

Still have questions?

The nurses at Cancer AnswerLine™ have answers. Call 1-800-865-1125 and you'll get a personal response from one of our registered nurses, who have years of experience in caring for people with cancer.

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