CURE’s sarcoma page features the latest cancer news and updates on sarcoma Through articles, videos, podcasts, and more, CURE brings readers the insights of experts, cancer survivors, patients, and advocates to ensure everyone is up to date in sarcoma.
December 29th 2021
Children with low skeletal muscle density were more likely to have hematologic toxicities from chemotherapy, but more research is needed to determine whether this measure is an accurate predictor of chemotoxicities in lymphoma.
November 23rd 2021
This marks the only available treatment option approved by the FDA for adults with locally advanced unresectable or metastatic malignant perivascular epithelioid cell tumor.
November 12th 2021
The first patient has been enrolled in the APOLLO 613 Phase 1/2 clinical trial for CPI-613.
October 5th 2021
A phase 3 clinical trial has begun to evaluate the efficacy and safety of milademetan in patients with de-differentiated liposarcoma.
August 25th 2021
A survivor of myxofibrosarcoma expresses his thoughts about cancer recurrence and treatment options in a poem.
August 16th 2021
Liposarcoma survivor Arianne Missimer discusses the training process for ‘American Ninja Warrior’ and how she felt the day of competition.
August 2nd 2021
Despite the challenges of diagnosing and treating liposarcoma and chondrosarcoma, experts are optimistic about future treatments for these two rare cancers.
August 2nd 2021
A survivor writes about the experience of being diagnosed with cancer and understanding his odds of survival.
August 2nd 2021
A survivor of osteosarcoma who underwent treatment in the 1960s in a segregated hospital ward, shares how he was able to find strength during that time.
July 29th 2021
After receiving a diagnosis of stage 3 sarcoma, one survivor proves that anything is possible.
July 15th 2021
In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, a woman explains how she underwent surgery and chemotherapy for cancer just months before competing in American Ninja Warrior.
July 9th 2021
More than nine hours of surgery to remove a rare form of bone cancer in the his hip and leg forced Colin Jackson to relearn how to do simple tasks. Months later, he crossed the finish line of a marathon.
June 17th 2021
In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, Colin Jackson explains how he was able to complete a marathon even after cancer treatments that called for surgical removal of part of his femur, hip and surrounding muscle.
May 28th 2021
From a cancer survivor walking 3,000 miles for charity to a runner with cancer crossing the finish line with the help of her teammates, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.
May 27th 2021
In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, Nicole Body discusses her cancer journey and shares how she found the strength to persevere through treatments and accept the difficult truths.
April 22nd 2021
Finding the balance between offering support and guidance while at the same time not overwhelming people going through health scares isn’t easy, writes a cancer survivor. He notes that although it may take some practice to get right, it is an important skill for cancer thrivers to get down.
April 19th 2021
For the patient with a rare cancer, such as sarcoma, finding hope can be especially problematic, writes a cancer surgeon. Making patients hopeful, he writes, about their medical journey is as important as the medical components of treatment.
April 15th 2021
Navigating medical leave and insurance forms can be nerve-wracking and feel high stakes for some, writes a cancer survivor. Here, he offers advice on how to manage that stress.
April 13th 2021
An oncology nurse recalls how a young patient with Ewing sarcoma she helped care for taught her about bravery and being honest with patients. Here, she writes how he made her a better nurse.
April 9th 2021
From a high school track runner learning how to run again after a leg amputation due to bone cancer to a father adopting a healthier lifestyle to lose 115 pounds after losing his wife to ovarian cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.
December 9th 2020
Holding onto the anger that a cancer diagnosis provides can be a ruinous exercise, here's how one cancer fighter tries not to look back at his cancer with anger.
November 17th 2020
Physical and mental changes from your cancer treatment will be a natural occurrence, so don't take it personally.
August 7th 2020
From the recent discovery of osteosarcoma in a dinosaur bone to NFL player Nate Solder opting out of the upcoming season for health concerns, here’s what’s making headlines in the cancer space this week.
July 6th 2020
No longer were cancer fighters on another planet. We were right there with you, commiserating through the hardships and sharing the latest entertainment finds to help pass the time.
June 5th 2020
From the Food and Drug Administration asking pharmaceutical companies to voluntarily recall metformin, a type 2 diabetes medication, as it contains high levels of the cancer-causing contaminant NDMA to an NHL team’s fanbase showing support to a player as he finishes treatment for Ewing sarcoma, here’s what is making the headlines in the cancer space this week.
May 15th 2020
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first new treatment option for Kaposi sarcoma in more than 20 years.
March 23rd 2020
I'm keeping hope alive that eventually, we'll get through the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic. One day at a time like anything else.
February 6th 2020
It's pretty clear that I have a lot of work ahead of me after years of devastation from cancer, but lately, I'm taking a new approach.
January 28th 2020
Patients with epithelioid sarcoma finally have a specific treatment after the FDA granted accelerated approval to Tazverik, providing new hope for the future of these patients.