A Periodical for the Sarcoma Community

June 2008 - Volume 5, Number 3

Someone Has Always Been There to Do What Needs to be Done

Editorial by Bruce Shriver, PhD

The Creation of a Robust Registry of Sarcoma Patients and Biological Resources

CTOS Op Ed: Paul A. Meyers, MD discusses why all of us in the sarcoma community would benefit from the creation of a robust registry of sarcoma patients and biological resources.

Well-differentiated and De-differentiated Retroperitoneal Liposarcoma: A Paradigm for Histology Specific Multimodality Therapy

Kerrington Smith, MD, Guy Lahat, MD, Raphael Pollock, MD, PhD and Dina Lev, MD discuss two distinct surgical and multidisciplinary approaches to managing well differentiated and dedifferentiated liposarcomas.

microRNA Deregulation in Mesenchymal Transformation and Sarcomagenesis

In this study report, Eva Hernando, PhD describes her ongoing research in microDNA deregulation.

Characterization of WWOX Tumor Suppressor Gene in Osteosarcoma

In this experimental plan, Jilong Yang, MD, PhD and Wei Zhang, PhD describe research aimed at determining if the WWOX gene is an important tumor suppressor gene in osteosarcoma.

Participatory Medicine: an End to Rational Ignorance in Medicine

Gilles Frydman discusses why participatory medicine must be a collaborative driven approach to medicine.