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Best Reported Long-Term Survival for Bone Cancer

The intraarterial chemotherapy protocol developed in cooperation with Colorado State University's Animal Cancer Center is utilized at The Denver Clinic for treatment of osteosarcoma and malignant fibroushistiosarcoma of the extremity in children and adults. Patient outcomes following treatment using the I-A protocol by the Denver Clinic physicians have resulted in the best 10-year survival for bone cancer in kids and adults compared to any other center in the world. 


The Denver Clinic physicians have published these outcomes in peer reviewed journals. For more information please feel free to contact The Denver Clinic at 1-800-262-5462.


The articles are available by clicking the links below.

Superior Survival in Treatment of Primary Nonmetastatic Pediatric Osteosarcoma of the Extremity: Wilkins RM, Cullen JC, Odom LF, Jamroz BA, et al; Annals of Surgical Oncology, 2003, 10(5):498-507


Intraarterial Chemotherapy for Extremity Osteosarcoma and MFH in Adults: Hugate RR, Wilkins RM, Kelly CM, Hinshaw I, et al: Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, 2008, 466:1292-1301


meet the team

Brad Ball, MD


Dr. Brad Ball returned to Denver in 2011, where he had earlier completed his Pediatric Oncology-Hematology fellowship and served as an instructor at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center to join Rocky Mountain Pediatric Hematology Oncology and Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS and completed his pediatric residency at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, AL. After completing his fellowship at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Dr. Ball served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama Birmingham, with a clinical focus in bone marrow transplantation.