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Loyola’s multidisciplinary team of experts provides evaluation and treatment for pediatric and adult patients with both malignant and benign tumors of the bones and soft tissues of the extremities, pelvis, spine and chest wall. Your multidisciplinary team may include a surgical specialist in oncology (orthopaedic surgeon, general surgeon, neurosurgeon or cardiothoracic surgeon), radiation oncologist, musculoskeletal radiologist or pathologist specializing in bone and soft tissue tumors.
Conditions commonly treated by this team include:
- Osteosarcoma, Ewing sarcoma and chondrosarcoma (malignant bone tumors)
- Soft tissue sarcoma (malignant tumors of the soft tissue)
- Bone cysts, osteochondroma, enchondroma and other benign bone tumors
- Lipoma, schwannoma, neurofibroma, hemangioma and other benign soft tissue tumors
- Metastatic bone disease (cancer that has spread to bone), including bones that have fractured
Loyola’s team of experts works collaboratively to evaluate and diagnose your condition promptly and with advanced imaging and biopsy techniques, when appropriate. They will use a multidisciplinary approach to optimally treat your condition.