Rare diseases in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in the bone and soft tissues. Includes Ewing’s tumor of bone; extraosseous Ewing’s (tumor growing outside of the bone); primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET), also known as peripheral neuroepithelioma; and Askin’s tumor (PNET of the chest wall).
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ACOR: The Ewing Sarcoma Online Support Group
Mailing list for patient information and support.
The Brian Morden Foundation
Non-profit dedicated to funding research to cure Ewing's sarcoma. Located in Altoona, Pennsylvania.
eMedicine: Ewing Sarcoma and Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
Article by Jeffrey A Toretsky, MD about this family of tumors.
eMedicine: Ewing Sarcoma by Ludwig G Strauss, MD
Article about the highly malignant primary bone tumor, first described by James Ewing in 1921. Includes information about frequency, diagnosis, treatment, and disease images.
Description of childhood disease, causes, diagnosis, grading, treatment plans, clinical trials, and resources available.
JCO: Long-Term Event-Free Survival After Intensive Chemotherapy for Ewing's Family of Tumors
Report about high dose chemotherapy and the possible development of second malignancy in children and young adults being treated for bone or soft tissue sarcoma. Includes introduction, therapy, methods, summary, discussion, charts, and conclusion. (September 01, 2003)
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