SIDEBAR: SFA-sponsored Research

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The Sarcoma Foundation of America has sponsored the following research projects—each selected through a rigorous peer-review process—in collaboration with the Conquer Cancer Foundation:

  • Evaluation of the Hedgehog Signaling Pathway in the Growth of Myogenic Sarcomas
  • Targeting the Notch Signaling Pathway: A Novel Method to Inhibit Sarcomas with Constitutive Ras Activation
  • Improving the Detection of Osteosarcoma Tumor Margins and Metastasis Using Diagnostic Nanoparticles
  • Identification and Characterization of Tumor Initiating Cells in Human Osteosarcoma
  • Using Molecular Imaging to Identify Microscopic Residual Sarcoma Cells During Surgery
  • Obstruction of Transcription at Tumorigenic Chromosomal Translocations as Therapy
  • Examination of the Molecular and Therapeutic Effects of mTOR and PDGFRA Inhibition in Advanced Synovial Sarcoma
  • A Phase III, Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trial of Sorafenib in Desmoid Tumors or Aggressive Fibromatosis (DT/DF)
  • A Role for Injury in Sarcomagenesis

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