Mariah
Osteosarcoma Survivor
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Josh
Brain Tumor Survivor
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Sydney
Leukemia Survivor
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Alijah
Leukemia Survivor
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Rosie
Wilms Tumor Survivor
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Ryan
Leukemia Survivor
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Sydney
Retinoblastoma Survivor
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Sarcomas

Leading the way to a cure

University of Minnesota researchers are aggressively researching the underlying causes of sarcoma and working to develop novel treatments.

Sarcomas in children include osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, and Ewing sarcoma.

Learn more about sarcomas and research spearheaded by Children’s Cancer Research Fund:

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Osteosarcoma

Osteosarcoma is a cancer that grows from bone cells. While many different cancers end up spreading to the bone by traveling there from other parts of the body, osteosarcoma begins in the bone. It causes malignant tumors which weaken the bone. Read More

Ewing Sarcoma

Ewing sarcoma is a cancerous tumor of the bones or soft tissue. It comes from a family of cancers all caused by the same type of stem cell. The disease usually strikes younger patients, between 5 and 30 years of age. Read More

Rhabdomyosarcoma

This is the most common soft tissue malignant tumor in children. It can arise in any muscle in the body, but is most common in the head and neck area as well as the area of the pelvis. Read More