Cancer

Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors

University of Minnesota Physicians specialists at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview provide care for a wide range of bone and soft tissue tumors. Our program is unparalleled in the region in terms of cancer treatment expertise and research innovation. Comprehensive, multidisciplinary treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors at all anatomic sites and in all age groups makes us a destination for patients around the Midwest and the country.

DISTINGUISHING FACTS

  • One of the few programs in the country and world offering antibody chemotherapy treatment for giant cell bone tumors
  • Coordinated and comprehensive care from physician specialists, nurses and experts in all related areas
  • State-of-the-art technology used to treat patients includes intraoperative CT guided surgery (O-arm), an OR suite with an MRI, and TomoTherapy
  • Specialists well versed in orthopaedic implants and bone grafts including modular megaprostheses, bone transplants, and expandable implants
  • Extensive support for patients and families, education resources and the option to stay, free of charge, at the Hope Lodge a few blocks from campus
  • Specialists ranked as Best Doctors in America®
  • National and international leader in pediatric sarcoma clinical trials and PET CT scanning of sarcomas

ACADEMIC MEDICINE

  • Ongoing clinical trials: treatment of pediatric sarcomas, giant cell bone tumors, soft tissue sarcomas, investigation of blood biomarkers in sarcoma patients, bone metastases, and more


 
 

Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600
 

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