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Synovial sarcoma is a malignant tumor of the soft tissues, usually around joints.

Under the microscope the tumor resembles synovial tissue (the lining tissue of joints). Synovial tissue is found around the tendons (bands of fiber that connect muscle to bone), and can form bursa (fluid filled cushioning pouches or sacs found in spaces between tendons, ligaments and bones) found in the area of joints.

This condition tends to occur in adolescents and young adults and affects more males than females. The most common location of origin is the thigh near the knee, but synovial sarcoma can also occur near other joints, mainly in the arms and legs.

Despite its name, it seldom arises within a joint.


aldoxorubicin p3-sts 01

Started by rk in General. Last reply by Elodie Espesset yesterday. 1 Reply

hello       all          any body knows about the aldoxorubicinContinue


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Can anyone tell me of some of their side effects of Neulasta and anything that might have helped.Thank youContinue

Hello to All

Started by Joe in General. Last reply by jimK on Sunday. 12 Replies

Hello all,I am glad to have found this group.  I will be turning 40 in October and was diagnosed in April of 2013 when I was 38.  I had Neck pain for quite a while and headaches many times a week for…Continue

Clinical Trial

Started by Kelly in General. Last reply by jimK on Sunday. 1 Reply

Does anyone have experience with the clinical trial titled" A pilot study of Genetically Engineered NY-ES0-1 Specific ( c259) T cells in HLA-A2+patients with synovial sarcoma?Continue

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Combination fo Vorinostat and Ridaforolimus to Treat Synovial Sarcoma?

Posted by Elodie Espesset on November 20, 2014 at 10:08am 0 Comments

The following study suggests vorinostat could potentially improve efficiency of ridaforolimus:


I'd like to see a mouse study...

Intradermal ID-LV305 Clinical Trial

Posted by Elodie Espesset on November 19, 2014 at 9:25am 2 Comments

Another vaccine to target NY-ESO-1 but apparently this time there is no restrictions on HLA type:…


Aldoxorubicin Trial on Hold

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