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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

Angelina Vaseva, PhD, Principal Investigator
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
R Accelerated Award Grants, Awarded 2023
Andras Heczey, MD, Principal Investigator
Baylor College of Medicine
R Accelerated Award Grants, Awarded 2023
Jesse Berry, MD, Principal Investigator
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Reach Grants, Awarded 2023

Latest Solid and Bone Cancers blog posts

July is more than sweltering summer days and backyard barbeques; to many, it’s a month that honors those battling sarcomas – a disease that represents 15% of childhood cancer diagnoses. While the five-year survival rate for all types of... more
As the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) Director of Science, I work to evaluate our funded research projects to track progress and find gaps in funding so that we can direct more research dollars to the largest areas of need, and to... more
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