Sarcoma of the Head and Neck

Specialists at the Abramson Cancer Center evaluate, diagnose and treat all types of sarcoma of the head and neck, including bone (osteosarcoma), cartilage, (chondrosarcoma), skeletal muscle (rhabdomyosarcoma), smooth muscle (leiomyosarcomas), blood vessels (angiosarcoma), fat (liposarcoma) and neuroendocrine tumors (Ewing sarcoma).

We are one of 10 cancer centers in the U.S. who are members of the Sarcoma Alliance for Collaboration through Research (SARC). Our team of nationally recognized experts collaborates to create personalized treatment plans that address all of an individual’s needs and produce the best possible outcomes.

Our multidisciplinary head and neck cancer team consists of:

  • Medical oncologists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Surgical oncologists
  • Plastic reconstructive surgeons specially trained in head and neck oncology
  • Nurse practitioners who work exclusively with sarcoma patients
  • Diagnostic radiologists
  • Pathologists
  • Nutritionists
  • Physical therapists
  • Social workers
  • Prosthetists

Our unique approach to caring for those with sarcoma of the head and neck gives our patients access to the most advanced treatment, surgical techniques and clinical trials available.

Understanding your sarcoma diagnosis and treatment options can be difficult. If you would like to speak with a cancer nurse about a diagnosis, please call 800-789-7366 (PENN).