An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

Musculoskeletal Tumors and Sarcoma - Pediatrics

Children with musculoskeletal cancers and their families find expedited diagnosis and rapid treatment that begins in hours or days, not weeks.

Because musculoskeletal cancers can be especially aggressive and fast-growing, our team of specialists and clinicians collaborate efficiently on the best course of treatment for each patient.

If your child has been diagnosed with a musculoskeletal cancer or sarcoma or if you are looking for a second opinion consultation about their treatment, request an appointment online or contact us at 800-826-4673 Please visit Making Your First Appointment for more information.

 

Our Expertise

As one of a handful of institutes to attain the elite designation of Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is acknowledged as a leader in cancer research and treatment.
 
As part of the pediatric musculoskeletal cancer and sarcoma program, care is provided by a multidisciplinary team of surgical oncologists, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists who work together with pathologists, radiologists, rehabilitation experts and others to achieve the best possible outcomes for patients.
 
To help patients and families adjust during treatment and rehabilitation, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers and child life specialists provide psychosocial support.

Highlights of our musculoskeletal cancer and sarcoma program include:

  • Minimally invasive surgery removes tumors while preserving healthy tissue
  • Radiation therapy, including ultra-precise Helical TomoTherapy and Brachytherapy
  • Pioneering drug research and clinical trials
  • Advanced chemotherapy
  • Expandable implants that can “grow” with the patient

 

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