A Periodical for the Sarcoma Community

December 2012 - Volume 9, Number 6

The Year's Accomplishments

Editorial by Bruce Shriver, PhD

New Patient Resource:
Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

Leanne Lucia provides a layperson's introduction to DFSP.

A Review of Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

Drs. Halloran, Courtney, Gorlick and Geller provide an updated review article on DFSP that includes findings from recent studies.

Optimizing Genetically Engineered Lymphocytes for Immunotherapy of Pediatric Sarcoma

In this experimental plan, Drs. Highfill, Orentas, and Mackall discuss their research on immunotherapy for osteosarcoma and rhabdomyosarcoma.


Additions to the Initiative's Medical Advisory and Editorial Board

The Initiative is pleased to announce that Dr. Poul Sorensen and Dr. Katherine Janeway have joined our Medical Advisory and Editorial Board.

$50,000 Grant Awarded in Pediatric Sarcomas

The Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative is funding a study that will use state-of-the-art immunotherapeutics to target osteosarcoma and rhabdomyosarcoma.

Course on the Diagnostic Histopathology of Soft Tissue Tumors

May 10-11, 2013: The Department of Pathology of Treviso (Italy) has organized a two-day course focused upon the diagnostic pathology and molecular genetics of soft tissue tumors. The course will be co-directed by Dr. Christopher Fletcher of Harvard Medical School. Learn more.