Sarcomunicándonos América Latina

As a global organization, it is one of our objectives to improve the lives of patients with sarcoma, no matter where they live. We want to reach out to sarcoma patients and caregivers in South and Central America and help provide access to up-to-date and country-specific information (in their own language) as well as foster an exchange among sarcoma patients. As part of this work, we started to a series of webinars called "Sarcomunicándonos América Latina". Those webinars will provide current and reliable information and will be held by real sarcoma experts from South and Central America.

Upcoming webinar:

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Encontrar o especialista certo para sarcomas / Encontrar el especialista adecuado para sarcomas

May 24, 2024, 6:00pm local time Brazil/Argentina /3:00pm local time Costa Rica

  • Dr. Bruna David, Brazil
  • Dr. Natalia Jimenez, Costa Rica


Sarcomas are generally poorly understood. They account for slightly more than 1% of all cancer incidence; thus, they are among the rarest, and often least considered, of all cancers.
To complicate the challenge of understanding rarity is the fact that there are over 100 different sarcoma histologies; tumors can be found almost anywhere in or on the human body.
For these reasons sarcomas need the management and care of sarcoma specialists - the "right doctors". Would you like to learn more about this? Join our webinar!

En general, los sarcomas son poco conocidos. Representan algo más del 1% de todos los cánceres, por lo que se encuentran entre los más raros y, a menudo, menos considerados.
El hecho de que existan más de 100 histologías de sarcoma diferentes complica el reto de comprender su rareza; los tumores pueden encontrarse prácticamente en cualquier parte del cuerpo humano. Por estas razones, los sarcomas requieren el tratamiento y la atención de especialistas en sarcomas, los «médicos adecuados». ¿Desea obtener más información al respecto? Participe en nuestro seminario web.

Em geral, os sarcomas são pouco compreendidos. Eles representam pouco mais de 1% de toda a incidência de câncer; portanto, estão entre os mais raros e, muitas vezes, menos considerados de todos os cânceres. Para complicar o desafio de entender a raridade, há o fato de que existem mais de 100 histologias diferentes de sarcoma; os tumores podem ser encontrados em praticamente qualquer parte do corpo humano. Por esses motivos, os sarcomas precisam do gerenciamento e do cuidado de especialistas em sarcoma - os “médicos certos”. Você gostaria de saber mais sobre isso? Participe de nosso webinar!

Thank you!

We would like to thank the SELNET consortium and it's network of sarcoma specialists for the ongoing support and help with the initiative "Sarcomunicándonos América Latina". 

Another great "thank you" goes out to the patients, patient advocates and caregivers of "Sarcomunicándonos América Latina" for their commitment, dedication and time to help others with sarcoma!