A Periodical for the Sarcoma Community

February 2006 - Volume 3, Number 1

Cancer Maps and Journeys

Editorial by Bruce Shriver, PhD

Chondrosarcoma of Bone

Drs. Randall and Hunt discuss chondrosarcoma, which is the second most common primary bone cancer, which develops in new tissue inside growing bones.

Chromosomal Translocations in Sarcomas: New Perspectives

Drs. Mercado and Barr discuss fusion proteins generated by the chromosomal translocations which may provide powerful new markers for diagnosis and prognosis, and exciting new molecular targets for novel directed therapeutics.

So, what does it feel like to have a child diagnosed with cancer?

Jennifer Weir addresses this question. "The senses shut down. We were numb. Kevin had fallen asleep. David and I were lost in a fog. We had enough sense to ask the doctor whether we should stay in Houston for treatment. Would we be all right closer to home? Where should we go? What should we do?"


New Member of our Medical Advisory and Editorial Board

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Ole Steen Nielsen of the University of Aarhus in Denmark, the 2005 president of the Connective Tissue Oncology Society, has joined ESUN's Medical Advisory and Editorial Board.