Musculoskeletal Oncology

Musculoskeletal Oncology

Overview

Musculo-skeletal Oncology deals with malignancies related to Muscles, Bones, Soft tissues & etc.

What are the signs and symptoms?

The most common presentations are

  • Pain and swelling of any joint or in any part of the body.
  • Restriction of movement
  • Gait disturbances
  • Disparity in size of limbs when compared to opposite side

Evaluation

Evaluation includes

  • Clinical examination
  • Imaging – CT or MRI
  • Image guided biopsy of the lesion to confirm the diagnosis

Treatment options

The management depends upon the histology, the site, stage of the tumour. A few soft tissue tumours and bone tumours are chemotherapy and radiotherapy sensitive and they are treated with chemo radiotherapy for down staging. Most patients require surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. The treatment is planned after biopsy based on Multi-disciplinary Tumour board

What we offer in our centre

Multimodality therapy including

  • Neoadjuvant therapy (Chemo/Radiotherapy) wherever applicable – Organ preserving surgeries.
  • Wide local excision with regional lymphadenectomy.
  • Compartmental resection of soft tissue sarcomas with local flap/ free flap reconstruction to provide anatomical and functional stability.
  • Compartmental resection with custom mega prosthesis reconstruction
  • Pelvic resection and hemipelvectomy (internal/ external) +/- prosthetic reconstruction
  • Amputation – in unavoidable circumstances + prosthetic reconstruction followed by rehabilitation/ physiotherapy
  • Post OP physiotherapy / Rehabilitation for all patients undergoing musculoskeletal/ soft tissue sarcoma surgery

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