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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • The Role of Surgery in the Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • The Importance of the Pathology Report
  • Pain and Symptom Management
  • The Role of Radiation Oncolgy
  • The Importance of Clinical Trials
  • How Research Contributes to Treatment Options
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Katherine Thornton, MD

Co-Clinical Director, Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Thomas F. DeLaney, MD

Andres Soriano Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Radiation Oncologist, Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical Director, Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center, Co-Director, Center for Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Chandrajit P. Raut, MD, MSc

Division of Surgical Oncology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Director, Surgical Oncology, Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Sarah Kelly, MSW

Older Adult Program Coordinator, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on November 18, 2016.


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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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