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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
Cigall Kadoch, PhD, Principal Investigator
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University School of Medicine
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2013

Latest Synovial Sarcoma blog posts

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
Taylor was just 11 years old when she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a bone cancer and one of the most common types of pediatric sarcomas. 

Treatments seemed to work for a little while, but then the cancer spread to Taylor’s lung. After... 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