Shorter Regimen of Radiotherapy Safe for Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Findings with preoperative radiotherapy administered to dose of 42.75 Gy in 15 fractions for three weeks (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 17, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Shorter Regimen of Radiotherapy Safe for Soft Tissue Sarcoma
THURSDAY, Nov. 17, 2022 -- For adults with nonmetastatic soft tissue sarcomas of the extremities or superficial trunk, a moderately hypofractionated, shorter regimen of radiotherapy is safe, according to a study published online Nov. 4 in The Lancet... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 17, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A Gel Could Help Treat Cancers in Dogs, and Maybe Kids, Too
TUESDAY, Nov. 15, 2022 -- A new immunotherapy gel being tested in pet dogs could pave the way for gentler and more effective treatment of one of the most common childhood cancers, researchers say. Sarcoma is one of the most common cancers in dogs,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 15, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Shorter regimen in sarcoma care could widen access to treatment
Hypofractionated, preoperative radiotherapy for patients with nonmetastati...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: Shorter irradiation effective for breast cancer treatment ASTRO: Shortened radiotherapy is effective in high-risk prostate cancer New radiation therapy tools are highlight of ASTRO 2021 Hypofractionated radiotherapy helped England survive COVID-19 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study: U.S. Chemo Regimen for Ewing Sarcoma Should Be International Standard
(MedPage Today) -- The standard chemotherapy regimen used to treat patients with newly diagnosed Ewing sarcoma in the U.S. was more effective, less toxic, and shorter in duration than the previous standard used in Europe, a phase III randomized... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 2, 2022 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

This One Risk Factor Dominates for Soft Tissue Sarcoma After Breast Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Although relatively rare, soft tissue sarcoma after breast cancer treatment was linked most strongly to treatment with radiation, according to data from two large U.S. cohorts of breast cancer survivors. Radiotherapy was associated... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - October 13, 2022 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Wales mother faces having leg, hip and pelvis removed after lump in foot turned out to be cancer
Sharon Walker, 53, from Nant-y-moel, Wales, noticed the lump on her foot in January last year and decided to visit her GP after becoming concerned. It turned out to be a soft-tissue sarcoma. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rare Mesothelioma Cancer Discovered in Quarter Horse
No one is immune to the effects of toxic asbestos fibers, the primary cause of mesothelioma cancer. Not even horses. Although mesothelioma is a rare cancer in humans, it is even more rare in animals, particularly horses that spend most of their time grazing outdoors. But it still happens. Both pleural mesothelioma and peritoneal mesothelioma cancer were identified during the autopsy of a 22-year-old gelding quarter horse that had spent much of its working life in equestrian tourism activities. Animals, an international peer-reviewed journal devoted to veterinary sciences, detailed the rare mesothelioma case report...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - October 4, 2022 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Organizers say University of Pittsburgh, Department of Health pulled out of meeting
The organizers said it was being held to update community members on the progress of investigational studies of why there were six cases of Ewing's sarcoma, a rare childhood cancer, in the Canon-McMillan School District since 2008. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 30, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Managing Sarcoma Induced by Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer Managing Sarcoma Induced by Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer
This study was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe ’s Unsung Living HIV/AIDS Hero Spreads Message of Hope
Reki Jimu (51) has lived with HIV for nearly two decades. Here he shows a container of antiretroviral drugs to HIV/AIDS support group members at Chitungwiza government hospital outside Harare, the Zimbabwean capital. Credit: Jeffrey Moyo/IPS.By Jeffrey MoyoCHITUNGWIZA, Zimbabwe, Jul 29 2022 (IPS) In 2001, when Reki Jimu was 30 years old, his wife died aged 27. The now 51-year-old Jimu said the couple’s two sons died prematurely. Both were underweight and frail, although the couple had been previously blessed with a baby girl, Faith Jimu, who is now a 29-year-old mother of three. Jimu was born in Zimbabwe’s Mashonaland ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jeffrey Moyo Tags: Africa Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Zimbabwe Source Type: news

Expert Alert: Proton beam therapy for bone cancer spares surrounding tissue
ROCHESTER, Minn. — July is Sarcoma Awareness Month, bringing attention to a group of cancers that begin in the bones or soft tissues of the body. There are more than 70 types of sarcoma, including bone cancer. Treatments for bone cancer include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, or proton beam therapy that targets the cancer. Proton beam therapy is a type of radiation therapy that is more precise than traditional X-ray treatment that delivers radiation to everything in… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 13, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Cancer breakthrough: Patients can join fight to find cure for rare tumours
CANCER experts are appealing for help to turn the tide in the battle against sarcoma - a rare group of cancers that have seen little improvement in survival rates over 40 years. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Proton beam therapy spares surrounding tissue when treating bone cancer
Sarcoma is the general term for a broad group of cancers that begin in the bones and soft tissues of the body, including muscle, fat, blood vessels, nerves, tendons and the lining of your joints. There are more than 70 types of sarcoma. Bone cancer is a rare disease, accounting for just 0.2% of all cancers. An estimated 3,910 new cases of sarcoma of the bones and joints will be diagnosed in 2022, according to… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 5, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

High Risk for Persistent Opioid Use in Young People With Sarcoma High Risk for Persistent Opioid Use in Young People With Sarcoma
Roughly one quarter of adolescents and young adults with sarcoma will continue to use opioids after their cancer treatment, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 8, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news