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Treatment Options for Ewing Sarcoma

For information about the treatments listed below, see the Treatment Option Overview section.

Localized Ewing Sarcoma

Standard treatments for localized Ewing sarcoma include:

These treatments and the order they are given depend on the following:

  • Where in the body the tumor started.
  • How large the tumor is when the cancer is diagnosed.
  • Whether the tumor was completely removed by surgery.
  • The child's age and general health.
  • Whether the treatment will affect important body functions or the way the child will look.

Treatments being studied for localized Ewing sarcoma include:

Check the list of NCI-supported cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with localized Ewing sarcoma/peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your child's doctor about clinical trials that may be right for your child. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI website.

Metastatic Ewing Sarcoma

Standard treatments for metastatic Ewing sarcoma include:

These treatments and the order they are given depend on the following:

  • Where in the body the tumor started.
  • Where the tumor has spread.
  • How large the tumor is.
  • Whether the treatment will affect important body functions or the way the child will look.
  • The child's age and general health.

Treatments being studied for metastatic Ewing sarcoma include the following:

Check the list of NCI-supported cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with metastatic Ewing sarcoma/peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your child's doctor about clinical trials that may be right for your child. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI website.

Recurrent Ewing Sarcoma

There is no standard treatment for recurrent Ewing sarcoma but treatment options may include the following:

These treatments and the order they are given depend on the following:

  • Where in the body the tumor came back.
  • The initial treatment given.

Treatment options being studied for recurrent Ewing sarcoma include the following:

Check the list of NCI-supported cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with recurrent Ewing sarcoma/peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your child's doctor about clinical trials that may be right for your child. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI website.


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