Doctors at Rush specialize in treating both adult and pediatric patients with bone sarcoma (bone cancer) and soft tissue tumors. The number of patients Rush treats for these cancers is among the highest in Illinois.
Clinical trials are available to patients at Rush in partnership with the National Cancer Institute and the Children’s Oncology Group.
Physicians at Rush strive to save the limb affected by cancer. Rush has contributed to many advances in the use of bone substitutes and human bone transplantation in people affected by bone and soft tissue cancers.
Specialists at Rush also have contributed to the development of bone implants for pediatric patients that can be lengthened easily as a child grows.
If needed, Rush offers on-site prosthetics services and rehabilitation.