7. Swiss National Sarcoma Advisory Board Meeting

December 01, 2016; Kantonsspital Graubünden in Chur, GKB Auditorium *** Again in combination with scientific and business meeting *** in process ***

Sarcoma Centers / Board

The key for successful treatment of sarcoma patients is interdisciplinary team work. Each Sarcoma Center/Board reunites on a weekly basis all nine disciplines involved in therapy to determine the treatment strategy for each single sarcoma patient. Only such concerted team approach of dedicated sarcoma specialists guarantees the best possible outcome of these patients, bringing together pediatric and adult patients, bone and soft tissue sarcomas, and tumors from the axial skeleton and extremities.

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SwissSARCOS

The Swiss Sarcoma Cohort Study (SwissSARCOS) will register each single patient diagnosed with sarcoma in Switzerland, as well as record the followup. SwissSARCOS will provide an overview of how many sarcoma patients are diagnosed each year in Switzerland, and will assess their outcome.

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