What is Sarcoma?

Sarcomas are rare cancers that develop in the muscle, bone, nerves, cartilage, tendons, blood vessels and the fatty and fibrous tissues

There are around 100 different sub-types of sarcoma

There are around 3,800 new cases of sarcoma diagnosed each year in the UK

Sarcomas make up 15% of all childhood cancers (0-14 years) and 11% of all cancer diagnoses in teenagers and young people (15-24 years)

Sarcomas make up 1% of all cancer diagnoses in the UK

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Sarcoma UK is a vibrant and young charity. Every year, thousands of supporters hold events or take up a challenge, in order to raise funds to find a cure for sarcoma cancer.
This Sarcoma Awareness Week the Merseyside and Cheshire support group invite you to join them at Mount Snowden.
Regorafenib remains available for GIST patients through the CDF following a successful appeal by sarcoma clinicians, supported by Sarcoma UK.
Thank you to all of Ryan McHenry's friends & family who have helped raised much needed funds for Sarcoma UK and awareness of sarcoma.
Lumps, Bumps and Sarcomas: a guide