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Solid and Bone Cancers

Solid cancers can occur in several places in the body including the bones, organs and muscles. Solid cancers or tumors do not contain any liquid or cysts. There are two major types of solid tumors: sarcomas and carcinomas. Neuroblastoma is also considered a solid cancer.

Latest Solid and Bone Cancers grants

Alejandro Sweet-Cordero, MD & Richard Gorlick, MD, Principal Investigator
University of California San Francisco
Crazy 8 Pilots, Awarded 2019
Javed Khan, MD, Principal Investigator
National Institutes of Health
Crazy 8 Pilots, Awarded 2019
Yael Mossé, MD & Julie Park, MD, Principal Investigator
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Crazy 8 Pilots, Awarded 2019

Latest Solid and Bone Cancers blog posts

July marks Sarcoma Awareness Month. Sarcomas are a diverse group of cancers that arise from bone or soft tissue in the body. There are over 100 different subtypes, making treatment difficult — not every sarcoma can be treated the same. ... more
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