Special Issue "Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcoma"

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A special issue of Cancers (ISSN 2072-6694).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2013)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Edwin Choy
Division of Hematology and Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, P.O. Box 226, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Website: http://www.dfhcc.harvard.edu/membership/profile/member/1502/0/
E-Mail: echoy@partners.org
Phone: +1 617 643 0230
Fax: +1 617 643 1915
Interests: sarcoma; osteosarcoma; Ewing's sarcoma; giant cell tumor; chordoma

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcomas disproportionately affect children, adolescents, and young adults. Although considered a rare disease, sarcomas continue to have a devastating effect on these patients and their loved ones, and their impact on our society far exceed their relatively low prevalence. Because of its rarity and heterogeneity, clinical decision making on management of sarcomas are often individualized and without a consensus treatment strategy. Furthermore, research to improve clinical outcomes are particularly challenging as sizeable studies are hard to produce. By improving our knowledge about the molecular biology of sarcomas, we hope to identify new treatment strategies and targets for further drug development. We would like to invite manuscripts that aim to elucidate the pathophysiology and carcinogenesis of soft tissue and bone sarcomas and identify new arenas for sarcoma research. We are also particularly interested in manuscripts deciphering the mechanisms of putative targets for sarcoma treatments. By devoting a special issue just on soft tissue and bone sarcomas, we hope to display and bridge a critical mass of new and exciting research that can lead the way to improving cancer care for this cohort of patients.

Dr. Edwin Choy
Guest Editor

Submission

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Keywords

  • sarcoma
  • osteosarcoma
  • bone tumor
  • biomarker
  • drug development
  • connective tissue oncology

Published Papers (9 papers)

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Cancers 2014, 6(1), 112-127; doi:10.3390/cancers6010112
Received: 20 October 2013; in revised form: 17 December 2013 / Accepted: 18 December 2013 / Published: 14 January 2014
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Cancers 2013, 5(3), 890-900; doi:10.3390/cancers5030890
Received: 20 May 2013; in revised form: 20 May 2013 / Accepted: 18 June 2013 / Published: 15 July 2013
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Cancers 2013, 5(2), 529-549; doi:10.3390/cancers5020529
Received: 21 March 2013; in revised form: 16 April 2013 / Accepted: 2 May 2013 / Published: 10 May 2013
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Cancers 2013, 5(2), 519-528; doi:10.3390/cancers5020519
Received: 4 March 2013; in revised form: 9 April 2013 / Accepted: 3 May 2013 / Published: 8 May 2013
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Cancers 2013, 5(2), 418-429; doi:10.3390/cancers5020418
Received: 16 February 2013; in revised form: 25 March 2013 / Accepted: 6 April 2013 / Published: 11 April 2013
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Cancers 2013, 5(2), 404-417; doi:10.3390/cancers5020404
Received: 19 February 2013; in revised form: 19 March 2013 / Accepted: 3 April 2013 / Published: 11 April 2013
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Cancers 2013, 5(2), 372-403; doi:10.3390/cancers5020372
Received: 16 February 2013; in revised form: 22 March 2013 / Accepted: 26 March 2013 / Published: 8 April 2013
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Cancers 2013, 5(2), 320-333; doi:10.3390/cancers5020320
Received: 23 January 2013; in revised form: 12 March 2013 / Accepted: 26 March 2013 / Published: 2 April 2013
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Cancers 2012, 4(4), 1300-1317; doi:10.3390/cancers4041300
Received: 25 October 2012; in revised form: 16 November 2012 / Accepted: 26 November 2012 / Published: 3 December 2012
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Last update: 25 September 2012

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