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:
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 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