Bone cancers are often discovered by a patient finding a lump or by a physician viewing an unidentified mass on an X-ray. At Nebraska Medicine, a multidisciplinary team of physicians work together to provide the best possible outcome for every patient. Orthopaedic surgeons collaborate with pathologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists to provide a comprehensive treatment plan for soft tissue cancer, bone cancer and sarcoma.
Either a needle biopsy or outpatient biopsy is needed to diagnosis the growth. Treatment for benign bone tumors, malignant bone tumors, soft tissue tumors and sarcomas such as Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma are discussed in the weekly tumor board which meets at Nebraska Medicine. Treatment may include:
- Limb Salvage Surgery
- Bone Graphs
- Custom Prosthetic Implants
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