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Chondrosarcoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

Aug 7th, 2018 - Diagnosis Because most chondrosarcoma tumors grow so slowly, they may not be diagnosed for years. In some cases, tumors are discovered during imaging tests for unrelated problems. A biopsy may be needed to confirm the diagnosis. Imaging tests An X-ray may identify a suspicious area of bone for further examination. Other imaging tests, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computerized to...

Chondrosarcoma - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic

Aug 7th, 2018 - Chondrosarcoma care at Mayo Clinic Physician collaboration Mayo Clinic doctors examine a 3-D model of a person's pelvis to determine the best surgical approach. Your Mayo Clinic care team Cancer surgeons who specialize in bone and soft tissue tumors (orthopedic oncologists) lead the care team for most people with chondrosarcomas. Medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, rehabilitation specia...

Chondrosarcoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

Aug 7th, 2018 - We're welcoming patients at Mayo Clinic See our safety precautions in response to COVID-19. Request an appointment. Overview Chondrosarcoma is a rare type of cancer that usually begins in the bones, but can sometimes occur in the soft tissue near bones. The most common locations for chondrosarcoma tumors are in the pelvis, hip and shoulder. More rarely, the base of the skull is affected. The de...