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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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has launched a new sarcoma quality standard, covering the diagnosis, treatment, support and follow-up of sarcoma in children, young people and adults in England.
Sarcoma UK report on the findings from our first national survey of women’s experiences of gynaecological sarcoma.