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 Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has approved regorafenib for the treatment of adult patients with unresectable or metastatic GIST whose condition has progressed on or who have been unable to tolerate imatinib and sunitinib.
The Merseyside & Cheshire Sarcoma Support Group invites you to join them this June for their Snowdon Challenge.
This edition looks at our inspiring London Marathon team, our new gyane sarcoma report and how your money funds sarcoma research.  
GIST drug regorafenib remains on the Cancer Drugs Fund approved list, pending the outcome of a formal appeal supported by Sarcoma UK.
Our chief executive, Lindsey Bennister calls for urgent reform of European legislation by acting as a signatory to a sector-wide letter in today's Telegraph.