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sarcoma

Bone cancer which is rare affecting only one person in million. It usually occurs at the lower end of the thighbone (femur) or at the knee joint, but it can also appear in other long bones.

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Musculoskeletal Services

North of England Bone and Soft Tissue Tumour Service

The North of England Bone and Soft Tissue Tumour Service is run from the Freeman Hospital and the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. 

It provides the highest level of expertise and specialised care for both adults and children with this complex form of cancer (also known as sarcoma). 

You can find out more about the Bone and Soft Tissue Tumour Service.


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