Blood studies can be carried out to measure the levels of certain substances like lactate dehydrogenase (LDH). If the amounts of these substances exceed the normal levels, it can be seen as a sign of disease.
Chemotherapy is the use of anti-cancer drugs to kill cancerous cells. This treatment can greatly help to improve the results of the surgical treatment. These anti-cancer drugs are usually given before surgery to suppress the growth of cancer cells and after to destroy the remaining cancerous cells.
Surgery is performed to remove the primary tumor. Depending on the size of the area affected only a part of the limb can be removed or amputation can be permorfed.
In radiation therapy, high energy waves are used to kill cancerous cells.
6 Lifestyle and Coping
Lifestyle modification like joining a support group can ease the stress that patients with Ewing's sarcoma go through.
7 Risks and Complications
The complications seen in Ewing's sarcoma are primarily due to the side effects of the treatments.
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