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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

 

Intraarterial Chemotherapy for Extremity Osteosarcoma and MFH in Adults: Hugate RR, Wilkins RM, Kelly CM, Hinshaw I, et al: Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, 2008, 466:1292-1301

Hugate and Josh ElliotDr. Ron Hugate was interviewed by Josh Elliot and Matt Lauer on The Today Show on October 17, 2014 as part of the NFL stories series, hosted by NBC.  Dr. Hugate discussed how his participation in football when growing up has influenced his work as an orthopedic oncologist. He explained how important a team of experts has been in developing The Denver Clinic's bone cancer treatment protocol which has the achieved the best reported long-term survival for kids and adults diagnosed with bone cancer compared to all other cancer centers.  He credits the expertise of the medical specialists, nurses and other healthcare providers in the success of the protocol used at The Denver Clinic. To watch the Today Show interview click here>>>



 

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Trystain Johnson, MD

Dr. Trystain Johnson

Dr. Trystain D. Johnson is a Board Certified Radiologist specializing in both Musculoskeletal Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology. He graduated summa cum laude with an undergraduate degree from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. His M.D. was obtained from the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, where he earned many honors, including selection to the AOA (Alpha Omega Alpha) honor society in his junior year. His Radiology Residency education was from the University of Colorado, where he also completed a dedicated year of musculoskeletal imaging fellowship training. In addition to his radiology duties at Diversified, Dr. Johnson is the Chair of the Musculoskeletal Section and contributes to various committees within the practice. Dr. Johnson is a leader in the Denver musculoskeletal community, where he has been involved in the instruction of various medical students and residents, routinely participates in community-wide conferences, has given lectures to medical residents, and has served as Clinical Radiology Faculty for the University of Colorado. He has contributed to articles for publications specific to musculoskeletal imaging and has lectured for a regional conference.

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