Bone Cancer Treatment

Comprehensive Care for Bone and Soft-tissue Tumors

Different types of bone cancers respond differently to various treatment options, which may involve surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy or a combination of the three. Our goal is to spare as much of the limb and tissue as possible.

Explore Bone Cancer Clinical Trials

In addition to our current leading-edge treatments, Norton Cancer Institute gives our Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana patients the opportunity to participate in innovative National Cancer Institute- and industry-sponsored clinical research studies. These trials help to improve current cancer treatments, in addition to finding new and promising solutions.

See our current list of cancer clinical trials or call (502) 629-3449 for additional options and participation information.

Support and Ongoing Care

The Norton Cancer Institute Resource Centers offer a variety of support services that address the emotional, physical and spiritual needs of patients and their families. The Center houses a library of educational resources about bone cancer prevention, detection, treatment and recovery. Specially trained oncology nurses are on hand to provide one-on-one counseling.

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