Orthopaedic Oncology is a specialty that addresses both benign and malignant bone and soft tissue tumors. At the University of Iowa, we appreciate the level of anxiety associated with a potential diagnosis of a musculoskeletal tumor. With our experience, training, and desire for excellence, we strive to address your concerns by providing the highest quality of efficient and effective treatment.
Specialists at the University of Iowa Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation maintain cutting edge surgical and non-surgical approaches to patients with challenging bone and soft tissue tumors. From establishing a diagnosis to planning and coordinating complex medical and surgical treatments, the surgical oncology specialists have a primary goal of providing outstanding and comprehensive care for patients with oncologic diagnoses.
Unique Multidisciplinary Approach
The Orthopaedic Oncologists work closely with other specialized physicians to provide integrative treatment options. The University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is committed to excellence in patient care, research, and education. It is the only institution in Iowa to hold the prestigious distinction of a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute.
We are proud to be a part of the University of Iowa Sarcoma Group. This collaborative association consists of physicians from surgical oncology, adult and pediatric medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, and radiology. We work together to determine the best treatment for each individual. Patients are managed using this team approach to insure the delivery of quality care in a compassionate, efficient, and innovative manner.