In the UK Markey Cancer Center’s Multidisciplinary Clinic, sarcoma patients are provided care customized to fit their needs. Our clinic offers expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of sarcomas found in a patient. In August 2018, Markey was designated as one of the nation’s Top 50 Cancer Centers by U.S. News & World Report. Markey was first designated as a Top 50 Cancer Center in 2017.
Our team approach
The UK Markey Cancer Center is proud to be one of only two programs treating sarcomas in the state. The Sarcoma Oncology team treats both pediatric and adult patients suffering from sarcomas along with tumor-like conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system.
In addition to clinical care, this unique team of physicians and researchers is currently pursuing research in cancer immunotherapy, advanced tumor imaging, biomedical engineering of bone-like substances and clinical trials – all dedicated toward improved patient-centered care.
The overall five year survival rate for sarcoma patients is about 50 percent, according to the statistics from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Clinical trials help keep our cancer care on the leading edge by allowing researchers to apply cancer knowledge as it develops to give you the best chance of survival.
At Markey, our specialists place a high value on all areas of sarcoma treatment, from patient care designed for the unique patient to developing treatments of the future.
- For your first visit, you will be directed to the Comprehensive Breast Cancer Care Center on the second floor of the Whitney-Hendrickson Building. Directions to the Whitney-Hendrickson Building.
- You can register at the front desk, where a receptionist will help guide you through your appointment.
- Free parking is available to patients in the Whitney-Hendrickson parking lot.
- Please remember to bring your patient packet with the completed forms. These items will help your doctor learn more about your case and determine the best plan for your care.
- Review the patient handbook to learn about your stay and everything Markey offers for patients and families.
- UK HealthCare accepts many forms of insurance.
For more information on the diagnosis, treatment and more of sarcoma, visit our sarcoma information pages below.
UK Markey Cancer CenterFirst Floor,Whitney-Hendrickson Building800 Rose St.
Lexington KY 40536
A parking lot is located near the Whitney-Hendrickson Building, accessible via Hospital Drive. Get directions to Whitney-Hendrickson.
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