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When Ron Diehl was diagnosed in 1999 with Ewing sarcoma, a rare cancer that mainly affects children and young adults, he wanted to speak to someone who survived the disease as a way to maintain hope that he could get better. A young man of 34, he had a wife and three young kids, as well as a family dairy farm to run in the small town of Lupton, Mich.

Highlights from the ASCO annual meeting

Date Visible: 
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 15:15

Cancer Center researchers presented on care coordination and quality of care in colorectal cancer, imaging to predict sarcoma treatment, using serial biopsies to find aggressive prostate cancer, and side effects of oral chemotherapy at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting.

Risk of unexpected sarcoma being discovered after hysterectomy appears fairly rare

Date Visible: 
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 13:15

Uterine sarcoma was found in 0.22% of women following a hysterectomy for benign conditions, a new study finds. This may have implications for the risks associated with controversial power morcellation procedures.

Sarcoma survivorship clinic addresses late effects of cancer treatment

Date Visible: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 15:45

The majority of patients diagnosed with sarcoma will be cured of their disease and live cancer-free. But as they age, these patients are at risk of developing another medical condition related to their sarcoma treatment.A new clinic opening this week at the University of Michigan aims to help adults who were treated for sarcoma, a cancer of the bone and connective tissue.