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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

When Lilly faced surgery after relapsing, her family made the decision to donate extra tumor tissue to research instead of throwing it away. 

“We hope that Lilly’s neuroblastoma tumor can be some small part of helping other children who... more
Every day, everywhere, children are diagnosed with cancer. Right now, children are in hospitals receiving frontline treatment following a diagnosis. Other children are beginning a clinical trial following a relapse. Still others face long-... more
Last year, we shared the story of 14-year-old Eden Green, who loves to take photos and dance. Eden was in treatment for a form of childhood cancer so rare, that doctors did not have a clinical name for it. After 4 months of treatment on a... more