Synovial Sarcoma Pediatric Research and Clinical Trials

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At Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, our care is informed by our research. We have a long history of research and innovation in treating childhood cancers.

Boston Children's Hospital and Dana-Farber are conducting numerous research studies that will help clinicians better understand and treat soft tissue sarcomas, including studying:

angiogenesis inhibitors—substances that may be able to prevent the growth of tumors
biological therapies—substances that may be able to involve the body’s own immune system to fight cancer or lessen harmful side effects of some treatments
neoadjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy, which may reduce the incidence of metastatic disease

We are a world leader in opening new avenues of "translational research," bringing laboratory advances to the bedside and doctor's office as quickly as possible. All of our senior medical staff members of the Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors Program participate in clinical research activities. Our program director, Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, MD, is also the co-director of our new Clinical and Translational Investigation Program, which aims to dramatically improve translational research in pediatric hematology and oncology.

In addition to a variety of clinical trials, we also conduct extensive laboratory research to identify new treatments and improve therapies for bone and soft tissue tumors.

Read all about our innovative approach at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

For more information about current research on bone tumors, visit our Bone & Soft Tissue Tumor Program page.

We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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