Useful documents

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Sarcoma treatment guidelines Detailed guidelines for treatment and follow-up for each sarcoma subtype, issued by The Royal Marsden, University College Hospital and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.
These guidelines will help you understand your care and are highly recommended
Sarcoma UK publications These publications can be read online or ordered by post and give very readable information for patients.
Understanding sarcoma: a new patient’s guide is wonderful for those dealing with sarcoma for the first time.
Connect magazine is a good read about the work that Sarcoma UK does.
Wessex Strategic Cancer Clinical Networks
There are a number of interesting documents here including:

  • Dashboard – statistics of cancer care in Wessex with lots of charts illustrating the data
  • Plan on a page – NHS England (Wessex) Transformational Priorities 2014/15 – 2015/16
  • Presentation – Developing a 5 year strategic vision for Wessex Cancer Services

2014 National Cancer Patient Experience Survey
As well as the national survey there are reports on individual hospital trusts
Cancer Statistics for the UK
Cancer Research UK has published a vast array of statistics for all types of cancers including bone and soft tissue sarcoma
Cancer52 Report
Cancer52 is an alliance of nearly 80 predominantly small charities for rare and less common cancers.


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