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The use of high-energy radiation to kill or shrink cancer cells, tumors, and non-cancerous diseases.
Resections of metastases (spreading of the tumor to other locations)
Rehabilitation, including physical and occupational therapy, and psychosocial adapting
Prosthesis fitting and training
Supportive care for the side effects of treatment
Surgery (i.e., biopsy, resections, bone/skin grafts, limb salvage procedures, reconstructions)
Continued follow-up care to determine response to treatment, detect recurrent disease, and manage the side effects of treatment. Many patients, particularly those with higher-grade tumors, will receive a combination of treatments.
The Stanford Medicine Online Second Opinion program offers you easy access to our world-class doctors. It’s all done remotely and you don’t have to visit our hospital or one of our clinics for this service. You don’t even need to leave home!
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.