|Best Reported Long-Term Survival for Bone Cancer|
The intraarterial chemotherapy protocol developed in cooperation with Colorado State University's Animal Cancer Center is utilized at The Denver Clinic for treatment of osteosarcoma and malignant fibroushistiosarcoma of the extremity in children and adults. Patient outcomes following treatment using the I-A protocol by the Denver Clinic physicians have resulted in the best 10-year survival for bone cancer in kids and adults compared to any other center in the world.
The Denver Clinic physicians have published these outcomes in peer reviewed journals. For more information please feel free to contact The Denver Clinic at 1-800-262-5462.
The articles are available by clicking the links below.
Superior Survival in Treatment of Primary Nonmetastatic Pediatric Osteosarcoma of the Extremity: Wilkins RM, Cullen JC, Odom LF, Jamroz BA, et al; Annals of Surgical Oncology, 2003, 10(5):498-507
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|John Gerhold, MD|
Dr. John Gerhold is a Board Certified Radiologist who specializes in Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, and PET (Positron Emission Tomography) Imaging. He is a graduate of Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, IL. He completed his Nuclear Medicine Fellowship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Denver, CO. Dr. Gerhold is Vice-Chairman of the Imaging Department at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center and the Director of Positron Emission Tomography at the Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers in Colorado. He has contributed to and authored various articles on the subject of PET Imaging and lectures on this topic as well.