SPAGN publications

Setting the international research agenda for sarcoma together with patients and carers: first results of the Sarcoma Patient EuroNet (SPAEN) priority setting partnership https://www.esmoopen.com/article/S2059-7029(22)00129-6/fulltext Published in ESMO Open, June 2022 Global Patient Involvement in Sarcoma Care – A Collaborative Initiative of the Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS) & Sarcoma Patients EuroNet (SPAEN) Published in Cancers,…

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Sarcoma Centers

Specialized centers with multi-disciplinary teams: A must in sarcomas! What is a sarcoma centre? Sarcomas are rare. It is therefore very important to find physicians who have experience with this disease. These are the criteria a sarcoma centre should fulfill: A multidisciplinary sarcoma medical team consisting of all specialties including surgical (orthopaedic, general, reconstructive), medical…

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Guidelines

Medical societies such as the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) in Europe or the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) create guidelines which outline the standards of care for different types of cancer – among them guidelines for soft tissue sarcoma, bone sarcoma and GIST. These guidelines provide recommendations about diagnosis, treatment and follow-up for…

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