Your sarcoma treatment plan will vary depending on multiple factors including, but not limited to, your stage of diagnosis, as well as the location of your cancer. Your dedicated team of cancer experts will discuss your treatment options and plan with you, allowing you and your loved ones to consider all possible treatment options for your diagnosis.
Radiation therapy is the use of high energy beams to kill cancer cells. With some sarcomas, radiation is given before or after surgery to help reduce the risk of the cancer coming back. Radiation therapy can also be used to relieve symptoms from cancer.
IMAGE-RADIATION RADIATION THERAPY (IGRT): image-guided radiation therapy
INTENSITY-MODULATED RADIATION THERAPY (IMRT): a highly focused radiation therapy that reduces your treatment time with a 360-degree rotation around your body with a linear accelerator to target your disease with speed and precision.
Chemotherapy and other medications can be an effective way to control your cancer and relieve your symptoms.
Ask your physician if a clinical trial might be an option for your specific cancer.
Surgery is the removal of the diseased tissue from the body.