Musculoskeletal oncology program

Musculoskeletal tumors form in the body's connective tissue, which includes bone and cartilage. Some of these tumors are malignant, which means they have the ability to spread to other parts of the body. Malignant tumors often are called sarcomas.

The most common types of musculoskeletal cancer are osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcomas, which usually happen in children and teens. Care often includes surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

Our team develops an individual treatment plan for each patient that outlines specific goals of care for tumor treatment, follow-up and rehabilitation. Our cancer specialists and orthopedic surgeons are highly experienced in bone and soft tissue care.

Join the young adult oncology group
Young adults who have received or currently are receiving cancer treatment may need special support.

Get a second opinion
It's important to learn everything you can about your child’s diagnosis and care. We'll give you a second opinion.

Support for survivors and their families
How will a diagnosis or treatment for childhood cancer or a blood disorder affect your child's health and well-being in the future?

Contact us

Need more information or an appointment? We’re happy to help.

For appointments, contact the individual programs within our MACC Fund Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.

Get a second opinion

It's important to know what your options are. We can provide expert opinions to verify or give more information about an initial diagnosis. Contact us today.

Caring for children with cancer

Meet Dr. Tower and learn how we care for children with cancer in our MACC Fund Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.