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Synovial Sarcoma

Synovial sarcoma is a tumor of the soft tissues that usually occurs around the joints. The most common location of origin is the thigh near the knee; however synovial sarcoma can occur near any other joint in the body.

Latest Synovial Sarcoma grants

Cigall Kadoch, PhD, Principal Investigator
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
'A' Award Grants, Awarded 2017
Scott Armstrong, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2017
Josiane Eid, Principal Investigator
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2009

Latest Synovial 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