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What are Sarcomas and Bone Cancers?

A sarcoma is a type of cancer that develops in certain tissues, like bone or muscle. There are 2 main types of sarcoma: bone sarcomas and soft tissue sarcomas. Soft tissue sarcomas can develop from soft tissues like fat, muscle, nerves, fibrous tissues, blood vessels, or deep skin tissues. They can be found in any part of the body. Most of them develop in the arms or legs. Learn more about sarcomas from the American Cancer Society.

Bone Cancer is an abnormal growth of cells that destroys normal bone tissue. Most tumors that grow in the bones are not malignant. There are different types of bone cancer, to learn more click here

The Intermountain Team

At Intermountain Cancer Centers, we use a team of experts to treat sarcomas and bone cancer. We offer many diagnostic, supportive, and treatment options for sarcoma and bone cancer patients. These include:

These services are available at the following facilities:

 

Service Inter- mountain Medical Center LDS Hospital Alta View Hospital Riverton Hospital
Surgery
Orthopedic Cancer Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery

Chemotherapy
Radiation Therapy

Patient Navigation
Multidisciplinary Cancer Care Conference
Multidisciplinary Treatment Clinic

Clinical Trials

 

Supportive Services

We also offer many additional services for cancer patients. While these many not be located within each hospital, every Intermountain Healthcare cancer patient has access to these services, regardless of where you have surgery or treatment.

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