Overview of sarcomas in the adolescent and young adult population.

  title={Overview of sarcomas in the adolescent and young adult population.},
  author={Cynthia E Herzog},
  journal={Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology},
  volume={27 4},
Based on the data of the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Section of the National Cancer Institute (SEER) program, soft tissue and bone sarcomas account for about 1% of all new malignancies diagnosed in the United States each year. However, there are numerous different histologic types, and any given type of sarcoma is extremely rare. Determining the incidence of sarcomas by age and type is difficult due to the limited data reported. The SEER program collects data regarding age but… CONTINUE READING


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