Sarcoma is treated within GWCC’s Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Program. Sarcoma is the general term for a broad group of cancers that begin in the bones and in the soft (also called connective) tissues (soft tissue sarcoma). Treatments for sarcomas vary depending on sarcoma type, location and other factors.
Sarcoma is treated within the GW Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Program
- Treating Patients with Rare Bone Cancer
The GW Cancer Center Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Program specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of rare bone cancers. For more information call (202) 741-2210.
Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Program Information
Blue Distinction Center for Complex and Rare Cancers®
Blue Distinction Center for Complex and Rare Cancers® (2014): GWUH has been designated a CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Blue Distinction Center for Complex and Rare Cancers®. The designation focuses on the following 13 cancers: bladder cancer, brain cancer—primary, esophageal cancer, gastric cancer, liver cancer—primary, pancreatic cancer, rectal cancer, acute leukemia (inpatient, non-surgical), bone cancer—primary, head and neck cancers, ocular melanoma, soft tissue sarcoma and thyroid cancer—medullary or anaplastic. Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers were developed in strategic collaboration with the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN).