Childhood Cancer

Aveolar Soft Part Sarcoma

Alveolar soft part sarcoma is an extremely rare type of soft-tissue sarcoma. It is primarily found in children and young adults and typically starts in the connective tissue of the legs. It can migrate into other parts of the body, including the lungs and the brain. 

Latest Aveolar Soft Part Sarcoma grants

Kevin Jones, MD, Principal Investigator
Huntsman Cancer Institute
'A' Award Grants, Awarded 2013

Latest Aveolar Soft Part Sarcoma blog posts

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