Sarcoma Subtypes

Sarcoma Subtypes

The Sarcoma Foundation of America has attempted to create location for patients, caregivers, and health care professionals to quickly learn about a particular sub-type of sarcoma.  The number of subtypes of sarcomas is often debated.  We have attempted to create a list that encompasses most of the sarcoma subtypes. 

We hope this list will be a living document, and we will make every attempt to update it as new treatments and therapies become available for each subtype.  Subtypes that cannot be accessed are currently under construction and will have extended information posted shortly.  Please check back soon!

Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma (ASPS)
Angiosarcoma
Chondrosarcoma
Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberens
Desmoid Sarcoma
Ewing’s Sarcoma
Fibrosarcoma
Gastrointerstinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)
Non-Uterine Leiomyosarcoma
Uterine Leiomyosarcoma
Liposarcoma
Malignant Fibro Histiocytoma (MFH)
Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor (MPNST)
Osteosarcoma
Rhabdomyosarcoma
Synovial Sarcoma


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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