Our Approach To Sarcoma in Children

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What Sets Us Apart

Childhood sarcomas are a rare type of cancer that causes tumors in bone or soft tissue, including muscles and tendons. At the Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, part of Hassenfeld Children's Hospital of New York at NYU Langone, a team of specialists that includes pediatric oncologists, orthopedic oncology surgeons, anesthesiologists, psychologists, nutrition specialists, and integrative medicine specialists works together to treat these tumors, providing a family-centered approach to care.

If your child needs support after surgery, doctors who specialize in rehabilitation medicine can treat him or her at NYU Langone’s nationally renowned Rusk Rehabilitation.

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NYU Langone doctors also treat adults with bone sarcoma and soft tissue sarcoma.

Treatment at NYU Langone

Treatment of childhood sarcomas may include chemotherapy, surgery, and, sometimes, radiation therapy. Our orthopedic oncology surgeons use limb-sparing surgical techniques, and our radiation oncologists use state-of-the-art radiation techniques, such as proton therapy. Our team of specialists works together to ensure that your child and family receive support throughout treatment and recovery.

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