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Solid and Bone Cancers

Solid cancers can occurs 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 considers a solid cancer.

Latest Solid and Bone Cancers grants

Alex Kentsis, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Reach Grants, Awarded 2017
Brenda Weigel, MD & Emily Greengard MD, Principal Investigator
University of Minnesota
Phase I/II Infrastructure Grants, Awarded 2015

Latest Solid and Bone Cancers blog posts

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
by Trish Adkins

For Eden, the trouble began when she was 10 years old. The trouble had a name: pain. It seemed normal at first—maybe a side effect from dancing or growing. But then it never went away and then, suddenly, Eden could not... more
Children with certain types of hard-to-treat childhood cancers just got another huge dose of hope. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval to a drug called Vitrakvi (also known as larotrectinib... more