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Sarcoma Treatment Search:

    Before you start to search for the best sarcoma treatment, find out whether your doctor's treatment plan is the best standard treatment. There are at least two ways to do it: check whether your doctor's plan follows the national comprehensive cancer network's guidelines; or send your sarcoma treatment plan to elite hospital/ doctors and let them give your second opinion.

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    Is Your Sarcoma Treatment the Best, Up-to-Date? Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatments, Supportive Care, by Top Experts, for Doctors, Updated Annually or Whenever Needed. nccn.org

    Unless you are fully cured, sarcoma may come back or it is too advanced to be treated. Standard sarcoma treatment is limited in dealing with these situations. Most of sarcoma patients need to actively search for better treatment to prevent recurrence, or for advanced stage.

    If your sarcoma is treated appropriately by your doctor, the 5 year survival rate for patients is as following (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center):

Sarcoma Stage: 5 Year Survival:
    Stage 1     90%
    Stage 2     81%
    Stage 3     56%
    Stage 4     small number

    The survival rate is worse for patients with sarcoma located in non-extremeties.

    People may be confused (for a good reason): if my standard treatment can't offer a cure, is it likely that there is a better melanoma treatment? The answer is a fortunate yes for the following reasons: first, there are new emerging treatments; second, there are better treatments developed in other parts of the world and they are not yet available in US; third there are effective treatments that are not yet subjected to scientific study.





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