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Walking with Strength, Courage and Hope for the Cure to Rare Sarcoma Cancers
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Meet Dr. David Geller of Montefiore
Dr. David Geller is the Co-Director, Orthopaedic Oncology Service at Montefiore. 1) What is your favorite part of your job?  Making a difference in someone’s life, through innovation, research and the collaborative team-effort.  I think that unlike many medical conditions, sarcoma treatment truly requires all three aspects to realize meaningful outcomes. 2) Why is it so crucial to see a sarcoma specialist?  Sarcomas are a very rare group of tumors, making it essential that patients seek a center that has the experience, resources, and interest in managing these rare complex entities.  As an example, most orthopaedic surgeons will see only a[...]
Meet Dr. Arun Singh
Dr. Arun Singh is a medical oncologist in Santa Monica, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica. What is your favorite part of your job? I enjoy building relationships with patients and their families. It is these relationships that help sustain patients through their phases of therapy. Why is it so crucial to see a sarcoma specialist? Sarcomas are not one disease. They are a rare and diverse set of diseases. Each sarcoma has a distinct behavior and each type should be handled on a case by[...]
Meet Dr. K Kumar Sankhala
Dr. K. Kumar Sankhala Sarcoma Specialist at the Sarcoma Oncology Center   What is your favorite part of your job? Finding out treatment options for patients who have no conventional treatment options left based on scientific information on their tumor.  It requires a lot of research and creativity to figure out the best treatment option. Why is it so important to see a sarcoma specialist? Sarcomas are very rare tumors.  Conventional oncologists do not see them very often and taking care of these tumors requires a lot of experience and knowledge.  This is why so many general oncologists around town and[...]