SARCOMAS – HOW TO IMPROVE SARCOMA MANAGEMENT

SARCOMAS – HOW TO IMPROVE SARCOMA MANAGEMENT

HOW TO IMPROVE SARCOMA MANAGEMENT

1. Management in reference centers for sarcomas or within reference networks sharing multidisciplinary expertise and treating a high number of patients annually.

2. Early referral of a suspected sarcoma patients to reference centers before biopsy performance.

3. Signs to suspect sarcoma:

Soft-tissue sarcoma:

    • Unexplained deep mass of soft tissues
    • Superficial lesion of soft tissues having a diameter of >5 cm
    • Progressive growth

Bone sarcoma:

    • Bone mass
    • Painful
    • Functional impairment