FEB 26, 2019 11:00 AM PST

Osteosarcoma research


Event Date & Time
DATE:  February 26, 2019
TIME:  11:00am PST, 2:00pm EST
Osteosarcoma is the most common type of primary bone cancer affecting adolescents and children attributed to rapid bone growth and turnover with a peak incidence at 18 years old. it is a rare incurable and often fatal disease. The current osteosarcoma treatments include standard chemotherapy, limb salvage surgery or amputation. The 5-year relative survival rate is 70% for localized forms, however, metastasis is present in about one fifth to one quarter of patients at diagnosis, which then contributes to a 5-year survival rate of around 20%. The survival statistics have remained constant with no advances in treatment options for decades highlighting the need for new therapeutic options. 
Learning Objectives:
  • An overview of osteosarcoma disease
  • An overview of osteosarcoma research & preclinical models 
LabRoots is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. By attending this webinar, you can earn 1 Continuing Education credit once you have viewed the webinar in its entirety.

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FEB 26, 2019 11:00 AM PST

Osteosarcoma research

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