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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

Ronald Hugate, MD

thumb_R.Hugate_2011.pDr. Hugate is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in orthopedic oncology, bone healing, complex joint replacement and reconstruction and hip preservation. He is a member both of The Denver Clinic for Extremities at Risk as well as Colorado Limb Consultants. Dr. Hugate is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S Army Reserve Medical Corps and has been deployed in both Iraq and Afghanistan for which he received two Army commendations. He has published several scientific articles and book chapters on topics including chemotherapies for bone tumors, joint replacement implant design and reconstruction techniques of the skeleton after tumors have been resected. He has co-written a handbook for patients considering hip or knee replacements: "The Handbook of Hip and Knee Joint Replacement: Through the Eyes of the Patient, Surgeon and Medical Team."

 

For Dr. Hugate's handbook visit www.hipandkneehandbook.com

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