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Soft tissue and primary bone cancer (sarcoma)

If you, or someone you know has sarcoma, and you are looking for information about care or treatment, the links below will take you to reliable and evidence-based services and resources.

What to expect

The sarcoma pathway is a guide developed by the Victorian Government and Cancer Council Victoria, to help you know what to expect at every step after a diagnosis of sarcoma.

Diagnosis information

The links below will take you to information about sarcoma and the most recent approaches to treatment. It is important to remember that your doctor will prescribe the best treatment for you as an individual, or the person you care for.

Therefore, the treatment you receive, may be different to that described in some of the links below.

If you have any questions about your treatment, ask your treating team. They will be happy to help explain everything to you.

The Victorian Cancer Council provide an overview of sarcoma, types of soft tissue cancer and how it is commonly treated.

The Victorian Cancer Council provide an overview of primary bone cancer, types and how it is commonly treated.

The Australasian Sarcoma Study Group provides information about types of sarcoma, diagnosis and treatment.

Support information and services

Many people say that being diagnosed with sarcoma can be stressful and frightening. Knowing how to access services that can support you, if you need them, is important. The links below will take you to a range of sites that provide information to support people affected by sarcoma.

The Rare Cancers Australia’s Patient Support Program provides patients with a centre of knowledge, guidance, advice and hope.