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About Ewing Sarcoma

  • Ewing sarcoma is a type of cancer that forms in bone or soft tissue. It is also called peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor (pPNET).

    Ewing sarcoma may be found in the bones of the legs, arms, feet, hands, chest, pelvis, spine, or skull. Ewing sarcoma also may be found in the soft tissue of the trunk, arms, legs, head and neck, abdominal cavity, or other areas. Ewing sarcoma is most common in adolescents and young adults.

    Learn about Ewing sarcoma and find information on how we support and care for people with Ewing sarcoma before, during, and after treatment.

    The following information is from the National Cancer Institute

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    Becoming a Patient

    As a new Dana-Farber patient, find answers to questions about your first visit: what to bring, how to find us, where to park, and how to prepare.

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    How Our Sarcoma Patients Rate Dana-Farber

    Take a look at our patient satisfaction survey results for our patients treated for sarcomas.
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    Support Services and Amenities

    We offer a wide range of services, from financial planning to creative arts to spiritual counsel, to support our patients through their cancer experiences.