More treatment information for osteosarcoma
For more details on treatment options – including some that may not be addressed in this document – other good sources of information include the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and CureSearch.
The NCCN, made up of experts from the nation's leading cancer centers, develops cancer treatment information for doctors to use when treating patients. These are available on the NCCN Web site (www.nccn.org). Treatment guidelines for osteosarcoma are included in the “Bone Cancer” guidelines.
The NCI provides treatment information via its telephone information center (1-800-4-CANCER) and its Web site (www.cancer.gov). Detailed information intended for use by cancer care professionals is also available on www.cancer.gov.
CureSearch is a combined effort of the National Childhood Cancer Foundation and the Children’s Oncology Group (COG). CureSearch can be contacted via telephone at 1-800-458-6223 or on the Web at www.curesearch.org.
Last Medical Review: 01/08/2013
Last Revised: 01/17/2013