Arun S. Singh, MD
There are approximately 60 types of soft tissue sarcoma, with about 10,000 cases diagnosed yearly in the United States. The rarity of most subtypes has been an impediment to basic and clinical research and development in the field, said Arun S. Singh, MD. However, recent developments are starting to provide hope for patients with these rare diseases.
“In the last few years, pharmaceutical companies have become involved in doing trials in these rare malignancies,” Singh explained. “That has the allowed the development of several new drugs for soft tissue sarcomas, including uterine leiomyosarcoma.”
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