Soft tissue sarcoma

Learn more about soft tissue sarcoma and how Massey's multidisciplinary approach provides the most comprehensive care in the region.

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VCU Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center offers the full continuum of care for soft tissue sarcomas – from prevention and detection to treatment and survivorship.

Using the most advanced technology, treatment options and clinical trials, our team offers a wide scope of care for patients diagnosed with or at high risk of soft tissue sarcomas. Our care is delivered compassionately, with respect, personal attention and a focus on the whole person – not just the disease.

Your partner in soft tissue sarcoma care

Whether you are faced with a diagnosis of a soft tissue sarcoma, need help evaluating and reducing your risk for soft tissue sarcomas or are being screened for early detection of soft tissue sarcomas, VCU Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center is here to help.

We provide a level of expertise and experience found only at the top 4 percent of cancer centers across the country designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Massey is the only center in the Richmond area and one of two in Virginia designated by the NCI to lead and shape America’s cancer research efforts.

Massey’s care is provided through VCU Health at VCU Medical Center, an award-winning hospital.

Clinical trials

Treatments in clinical trials may be more effective or have fewer side effects than the treatments that are currently available.

Sarcoma treatment team

Our specialists from many different disciplines work together in the area’s largest and most comprehensive multidisciplinary teams.

Resources & support services

Massey offers a number of patient support services to address educational, emotional, spiritual and social service needs.

Why choose VCU Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center for your soft tissue sarcoma care

The Massey sarcomas team is the only comprehensive diagnostic and treatment team in the Richmond area for these diseases. It is staffed by leading specialists who also conduct research that leads to improved treatments. You can see these specialists in one place at one time, eliminating visits to several doctors’ offices and long delays in decisions about your care. By working together and pooling their expertise, sarcoma doctors can make the best decisions and give you the most comprehensive advice and information.

Discover the 5 Cs that make us the right choice for your sarcoma care. Choose Massey for your sarcoma care because we are: 


Our doctors have unparalleled knowledge and experience in diagnosing and treating all types of sarcomas. As sub-specialists, they are specifically trained in and dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of sarcomas.


Massey offers a full range of treatment options and scope of care, from prevention and diagnosis to treatment, recovery and long-term survivorship. Additionally, you have access to clinical trials testing new and promising treatments that are only available at National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers like Massey. We also offer comprehensive support services that range from helping minimize symptoms and side effects to helping evaluate and cope with the cognitive, emotional and psychological effects of cancer.


Cancer care generally requires multiple forms of therapy and various specialized doctors. At Massey, our specialists collaborate in interdisciplinary teams to coordinate all aspects and stages of patient care and conveniently provide that care in one location. Massey pioneered the multidisciplinary approach to cancer care in our region. This approach combines the expertise of many doctors and ensures that you will receive the ideal combination and sequence of treatment.


Through respectful, attentive and compassionate care, Massey’s cancer care team builds healing relationships with you that help reduce suffering and death from cancer.


Recognizing that each patient is unique and each type of cancer is different, Massey provides treatment strategies and care plans tailored and individualized to you.

Becoming a Patient

Our award-winning team at VCU Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center is transforming how cancers are prevented, detected, treated and cured, and it is our pleasure to care for you and your loved ones. Cancer is complex and its care can be complicated, so we want to make your experience as our patient as simple and positive as possible. 

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