Sarcoma South UK Group Blog

Tea party

Posted by Steve on Wednesday 18th June

If you want to come to our tea party on Saturday 28th June then please let us know at so we can order the right amount of food.

See photos of previous tea parties here.

Weekly digest email

Posted by Steve on Tuesday 17th June

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Either click on the Weekly Digest tab above the Tweets on the right of this page, or use the same form below:


Sarcoma UK Publications

Posted by Steve on Friday 13th June

Sarcoma UK publish a number of useful guides and factsheets:

  • Understanding sarcoma: a new patient's guide;
  • Understanding GIST;
  • Rehabilitation for sarcoma patients;
  • Following surgery: some questions answered.

You can order copies from here or download them directly from Publications.

On the Ball campaign

Posted by Steve on Wednesday 11th June

The Cancer52 report highlights how important fast referral by the GP is for successful treatment of Sarcoma. So, if you haven't already done so, please apply for Sarcoma UK's On the Ball pack to give to your GP.

Inside the GP pack is:

  • A letter to your GP
  • 'Is it Sarcoma?' golf ball keyring
  • Sarcoma Diagnostic Tool for GPs

You can apply for the pack at

Cancer52 Report

Posted by Steve on Tuesday 10th June

Cancer52 is an alliance of nearly 80 predominantly small charities united in their vision of seeing a better future for everyone affected by the rare and less common cancers. Their report, published today, shows how rare Sarcoma is:

New cases of cancer diagnosed in 2012, England as a percentage of all cancers Cancer Type Cases % of Total Sarcoma: connective and soft tissue 1609 0.57% Sarcoma: Bone 515 0.18%

Old Harry Rocks image (adapted) is © Copyright Eirian Evans and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.