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Ewing Sarcoma a brief overview...

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All the information contained within this section of the site was researched by George Quinn. George has spent many hours surfing the internet and pulling all the relevant information regarding Ewing Sarcoma together so that it can be presented to you.

We would like to thank George Quinn for researching the majority of the information contained within this website.

Public Awareness

Our aim is to make more people aware of this disease in the hope of finding a cure. If you feel you may have information we should incorporate into this website, then please contact us Image - Contact Us.

  • Is there a history of cancer in the family?
  • When was the last time I had a check up?
  • Could my bone marrow help somebody to survive?
  • Where can I donate bone marrow?
  • Could I help in clinical trials?

See the pages contained within this section and understand the complexities of Ewing Sarcoma. Follow the Research on the Ewing Family of tumour. View the research information that may answer your questions.

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Ewing Sarcoma a brief overview...

Ewing's sarcoma takes it's named from Dr James Ewing. He described the Ewing tumour as a cancer which can develop anywhere in the body. The most common areas are the bones of the hips, upper arm or thigh. It is not unknown for the tumour condition to develop in the soft tissue near the affected bones. Ewing's sarcoma/Peripheral Primitive Neuroectdermal Tumours (PNET) of bone is a type of cancer usually found in children and young adults.

The peak incidence is between the ages of 10 and 20 yrs old. It is less common in children under 5 yrs or in adults over 30 yrs. Ewing Sarcoma can occur in any bone in the body, the most common sites are the pelvis, thigh, lower leg, upper arm and ribs. The tumour is composed of small round blue cells.

The signs and symptoms of Ewing's

If you are unsure of your child's condition, look for the following signs which may help you determine if your child is possibly suffering from this type of cancer.

  • The child may have loss of appetite and feel listless.
  • The child suffers pain in the bone where the tumour is located.
  • There may be some swelling in the affected area.
  • The area may become tender to the touch.
  • The child may develop a fever.

Please note: It is important that you get the opinion of your GP or a qualified specialist doctor who can recommend what if any treatment is needed.

Further information regarding these types of conditions or any other related subject on Ewing Sarcoma, please follow the links from our parent information page.

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