Patients with a suspected soft tissue or bone sarcoma should be referred for diagnosis at a sarcoma specialist centre or at a diagnostic clinic under the direction of a sarcoma specialist centre.
This section gives details of the sarcoma specialist centres/multidisciplinary teams (MDT) in the UK. Follow the links for more information about how to refer patients with suspected sarcoma.
The NICE Guideline Improving outcomes for sarcoma sets out the model of specialised care for sarcoma in England and Wales.
Bone and soft tissue specialist centres:
Soft tissue specialist centres:
Leeds Regional Sarcoma Service/ Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Bone sarcomas referred to Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham.
Sheffield Sarcoma Unit/ Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Bone sarcomas referred to Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham.
East Midlands Sarcoma Service/Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust. Bone sarcomas referred to Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham.
North Wales. All soft tissue and bone sarcomas are referred to Greater Manchester and Oswestry Sarcoma Service (GMOSS).
Sarcoma Multi-Disciplinary Team. Bone sarcomas and soft tissue sarcomas are diagnosed and treated across a number of hospitals including Musgrave Park Hospital Belfast, Ulster Hospital Dundonald, and Belfast City Hospital.
Scottish Sarcoma Network Soft tissue and bone sarcomas are treated at the following regional centres:
Last updated August 2015