Sarcoma in Children

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 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.

VIDEO: Our experts care for children with everyday injuries and those who need long-term treatment for chronic musculoskeletal conditions.

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

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