Frequently Asked Questions

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Q:  What is sarcoma?
A:  You can find more information about possible causes, how it is diagnosed, symptoms and more here:  http://www.curesarcoma.org/index.php/patient_resources/

Q:  Where is the best place to get treated?
A:  Because sarcomas are rare, it is important to find physicians and multidisciplinary treatment centers that have experience with this disease.  This is a list of some of the medical centers and hospitals that specialize in sarcoma:  http://www.curesarcoma.org/index.php/patient_resources/sarcoma_centers

Q:  I need financial assistance, can you help?
A:  Our mission is to advocate for sarcoma patients by funding research and by increasing awareness about the disease.  Our sister organization, the Sarcoma Alliance, offers links on their website that may be of assistance to you:  http://sarcomaalliance.org/financial-assistance/.  You can also find some helpful information here:  http://www.genome.gov/11008842.

Q:  How can I help?
A:  You can find info on ways to get involved here:  http://www.curesarcoma.org/index.php/get_involved/

Q:  How can I give?
A:  You can find a list of several ways to donate here:  http://www.curesarcoma.org/index.php/donation_center/.  If you would prefer to mail a check, please complete this form https://app.etapestry.com/hosted/SarcomaFoundationofAmerica/images2/SFADonationForm.pdf and include it with your gift.

Q:  How do I become a member?  Is there a cost?
A:  Becoming a member is free and you can sign up here:  https://app.etapestry.com/hosted/SarcomaFoundationofAmerica/OnlineForm.html

Q:  Are there clinical trials available?
A:  You find more information on clinical trials here:  http://www.curesarcoma.org/index.php/patient_resources/clinical_trials

Q:  What is the SFA Patient Registry? 
A:  You can learn more about it here:  http://www.curesarcoma.org/index.php/patient_registry/

Q:  Are there any events in my area?
A:  You can find a list of our current events here:  http://www.curesarcoma.org/index.php/upcoming_fundraisers/

Q:  How do I volunteer locally?
A:  You can find out if your state has chapter here:  http://www.curesarcoma.org/index.php/get_involved/state_chapters

Q:  I’d like to set up a tribute page.  How can I do this?
A:  You can find more information on setting up a Memorial or Honor page here:  http://www.curesarcoma.org/index.php/donation_center/memorials_and_honors

Q:  Where can I get more info on the grants that SFA has funded?
A:  You can find more information on the grants that we have funded here:  http://www.curesarcoma.org/index.php/research_grants/past_grantees

Q:  I’m a researcher and would like to apply for a grant.  What do I need to do?
A:  You can find more information on how to apply for a grant here:  http://www.curesarcoma.org/index.php/research_grants/grant_applications


Programs & Resources

Patient Resources Patient Resources

Information on sarcoma subtypes, treatments, clinical trials, and other important resources for sarcoma patients and families.

Patient Registry Sarcoma Patient Registry

Information on the Sarcoma Patient Registry. If you are diagnosed with sarcoma, please consider joining the Registry.

Sarcoma Research Sarcoma Research

Information on applying for a sarcoma research grant, current research funded by the SFA, and past research grants.


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