MedStar Health DocTalk

Understanding Sarcomas, or Bone Cancer

November 19, 2021 Albert Aboulafia, MD Season 1 Episode 10
MedStar Health DocTalk
Understanding Sarcomas, or Bone Cancer
Show Notes

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It takes as much as 1200 to 1800 pounds of pressure to break the human thigh bone. But an unexpected snap of that bone could be the first sign of the one cancer we don’t talk enough about: sarcomas, or - bone cancer.  Dr. Albert Aboulafia, head of the Division of Orthopedic Oncology for MedStar Health in Baltimore AND medical director of the Weinberg Cancer Institute at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, shares information on bone tumors known as Osteosarcoma.