Cancers of the musculoskeletal system. University researchers, working with specialists at the Masonic Cancer Center, are improving treatments for bone and soft tissue tumors and other cancers including:
- Preserving limbs through advanced techniques in surgery
- Using radiation therapy in surgery for soft tissue cancers
- Studying quality of life for people whose cancer has metastasized in the bones
Sports medicine. The Sports Medicine Institute, part of the Medical School’s Department of Orthopaedics, seeks to improve treatments for sports injuries.