|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
Cullen et al. The value of serial arteriography in osteosarcoma: delivery of chemotherapy, determination of therapy duration, and prediction of necrosis. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2005 Aug; 16(8): 1107-19
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
Dr. Ron Hugate was interviewed by Josh Elliot and Matt Lauer on The Today Show on October 17, 2014 as part of the NFL stories series, hosted by NBC. Dr. Hugate discussed how his participation in football when growing up has influenced his work as an orthopedic oncologist. He explained how important a team of experts has been in developing The Denver Clinic's bone cancer treatment protocol which has the achieved the best reported long-term survival for kids and adults diagnosed with bone cancer compared to all other cancer centers. He credits the expertise of the medical specialists, nurses and other healthcare providers in the success of the protocol used at The Denver Clinic. To watch the Today Show interview click here>>>
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|Dietrich Schultze, MD|
Dr. Dietrich Schultze is Board Certified Radiologist specializing in Vascular and Interventional Radiology. His M.D. was obtained from Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. He received his Radiology Residency education at Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont in Burlington, VT. Dr. Schultze continued his specialty education at Fletcher Allen Health Care, where he received his Fellowship Training in Interventional Radiology. Dr. Schultze has a distinguished history of service with the U.S. Army, and while on active duty, he was deployed in Bosnia and Korea. Dr. Schultze’s areas of interest include arterial disease and AAA treatment, Uterine Embolization, Varicose Vein Therapy, Radiofrequency Ablation, Oncologic Therapy and pain management including spine injections, celiac blocks and pudendal nerve pump placement.