12 Aug, 16 | by BMJ
The National Sarcoma Awareness Project was launched in 2013 by a team from the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust (funded by the Bone Cancer Research Trust) to raise sarcoma’s profile among medical students and junior doctors. Four years in, it has caught the imaginations of over a thousand participants—a new generation of potential sarcoma clinicians and researchers, which now includes me since I participated in the funded fellowship last year.
I recently discussed my involvement in the project, believing that any drive to improve sarcoma patient care must address the relative ignorance we, as a profession, have about sarcoma.
This is, perhaps, of no great surprise. more…