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Bone cancer (sarcoma) information

This page is about primary bone cancer (also known as bone sarcoma).  This is cancer that starts in the bone. 

For information about secondary bone cancer (cancer that started somewhere else but has spread to the bone) please view the secondary cancer pages.

Sarcoma Service
UHL has a Sarcoma Nurse Specialist, who will be involved in your care and will be able to give you further information.

Click on the heading below for a leaflet about the team looking after you:

The sarcoma team looking after you

More information

Click on the coloured text links below for general information which may be of help:

Tests and investigations

Click on the above link to see if there is any online UHL information on the tests and investigations you may require. Use the search box to find out.

Chemotherapy and other drug therapies

UHL and other information about chemotherapy, hormone therapy, biological therapy (including immunotherapy) and other drug therapies.  Please note that not all therapies are suitable for all types of cancer.

Radiotherapy

UHL and other information about radiotherapy treatment.  Please note that radiotherapy is not suitable for all types of cancer.

Eating, appetite or taste

Local and other information that you may find useful if you have eating problems as a result of your cancer or its treatment.     

Support groups

For details of support groups, please click on the following links:

The East Midlands Sarcoma Support Group (EMSSG)

Details of other sarcoma support groups across the UK

General cancer support groups in the local area

Further information

If you would like more information, including details of how to contact the Sarcoma Nurse Specialist, please contact the Cancer Information Centre or click on the heading above for details of other organisations that may be able to help you.

Information in languages other than English

To find out if there is any information about cancer, cancer treatments and living with cancer available in your preferred language, please click on the heading above, or contact the Cancer Information Centre.

This page last reviewed 03/06/2021