We now use genetic testing to analyze tumors and tailor cancer treatments to individual patients.
See Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy.
UC San Diego Health is the one place in San Diego for treatment of bone and soft-tissue cancers. Our orthopedic oncology team incorporates leading specialists working together in the diagnosis and treatment of more than 30 types of sarcoma, including soft-tissue sarcoma and osteosarcoma (bone cancer). Our team includes orthopedic surgeons, radiation and medical oncologists, surgical pathologists, and orthopedic radiologists.
This multidisciplinary team approach ensures accurate diagnosis and staging of various types of bone and soft tissue tumors, both benign and malignant, as well as a variety of treatment options.
For more information — including symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment information — see the links below:
We encourage physician referrals and patient self-referrals for initial diagnosis, biopsy, and staging of all bone and soft-tissue tumors.