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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Our Chief Executive, Lindsey Bennister says: “Sarcoma UK welcomes the updating of the NICE guidance to better support GPs and other primary healthcare professionals to bring about earlier diagnoses of cancer.
Together, we are working with Quality Health - a patient experience company working in the NHS and charity sector - to develop a new questionnaire for people who have sarcoma.
Channel 4 News investigates, with comments from Sarcoma UK  
The East Midlands Sarcoma Service invites you to its first ever conference on 28th November 2014.
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