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Sarcoma

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Sarcoma

Since its establishment in 1989, our work in the diagnosis and treatment of sarcomas at Mount Sinai Hospital has gained national and international recognition as a tertiary referral centre that provides a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to sarcoma care.

Patients with sarcoma often require a combination of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.

Our multidisciplinary approach to sarcoma care offers specialized expertise in treatment planning and delivery of timely and comprehensive care for patients with typical, rare and complex bone and soft tissue sarcomas.

The Largest

multi-disciplinary sarcoma program in Canada

Within the Top 3

in the world for sarcoma research

85 per cent

of patients who seek help from our sarcoma experts are from outside Toronto

Cancer Types and Services

Soft-tissue Sarcoma

Soft-tissue sarcoma is a group of cancers that begin in the connective tissues that surround, support and connect organs and other tissues in the body.

 

Bone cancer

Most bone cancers are called sarcomas and are “primary bone cancers”. Doctors may use a combination of treatments when treating primary bone tumours, including surgery, systemic treatment, and radiation therapy.

 

Ruth Burnett Centre for Outpatient Oncology

Patients living with cancer have access to a comprehensive team of health care professionals from oncology, nursing, social work, nutrition and psychiatry to help them navigate their journeys.

 

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Meet the Team

Learn more about the specialists who will treat your sarcoma

 
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What to Expect

Find out what to expect during and after your sarcoma treatment at Mount Sinai Hospital

 
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Chemotherapy for inpatients

Certain chemotherapy regimens for bone and soft tissue sarcomas can require you to be admitted to hospital

 

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Find Us

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Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Health Complex
600 University Avenue, 11 South Inpatient Unit
Toronto, ON M5X 1G5
  • In-patient unit (surgery): 416-586 4800 ext. 4580
  • Chemotherapy unit: 416-586-4800 ext.2845
  • To contact a patient staying in the hospital: 416-586-5900

Dr. Jay Wunder

  • Phone: 416-586-4800 ext. 6341
  • Fax: 416-586-4800 ext. 8397

Dr. Peter Ferguson

  • Phone: 416-586-4800 ext. 8687
  • Fax: 416-586-4800 ext. 8397
  • Please fax the following information:
    • Referral Letter with Referring Physician Billing #
    • Complete demographics of the patient being referred
    • Copies of all workup done to date – MRI/XRAY/CT/Pathology, etc.

The referring office will be called with an appointment date/time.