A Periodical for the Sarcoma Community

February 2012 - Volume 9, Number 1

Construction Ahead

Editorial by Bruce Shriver, PhD

The Current State of Molecular Pathology in Diagnosing Sarcomas

Drs. Demicco and Lazar discuss the role of molecular diagnostic techniques in detecting genetic alterations in sarcoma, as well as the strengths and limitations of each technique.

Genomic and Molecular Characterization of IGF1R as a Promising Therapeutic Target in Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor

In this study report, Drs. Yang and Zhang describe their work investigating the genetic aberrations of important signaling pathways with the purpose of scanning possible therapeutic targets in MPNST.

Translated Articles

Les sarcomes en territoire irradié des tissus mous (French)

Dr. Labidi-Galy provides a French translation of the ESUN review article on Radiation-Induced Soft Tissue Sarcoma.

Lipossarcoma (Portuguese)

Dr. Rerin provides a Portuguese translation of the ESUN review article on Liposarcoma.