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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

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