A Periodical for the Sarcoma Community

June 2005 - Volume 2, Number 3

Reflections on Lying Awake

Editorial by Bruce Shriver, PhD

Cancer and Fertility

Lindsay Beck and Drs. Oktay and Schlegel present a detailed discussion of fertility preservation and parenthood options for men and women before and after cancer treatments.

Chemotherapy for Non-Rhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas of Childhood: To Treat or Not to Treat?

Dr. Mackall discusses some of differences in the in the approach to the treatment of sarcomas in children and adults.

Correlation of Lack of Participation on Clinical Trials and Lack of Progress in Bone Sarcoma Published

Dr. Bleyer discusses clinical trial participation as an explanation for an observed relative lack of outcome improvement in young adults with sarcoma.

The COG Survivor Guidelines:
A View from the Pediatric Sarcoma Perspective

Joan Darling discusses some of the late effects of sarcoma treatments and related survivor guidelines.