The Sarcoma Coalition
The Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research is a member of the Sarcoma Coalition, an organization of sarcoma advocacy groups working together to support sarcoma patients.
Atrium Health’s Levine Cancer Institute
Levine Cancer Institute has been ranked by US News and World Report as one of the top 50 US cancer centers, offering specialized experts & advanced treatments to treat your bone sarcoma or soft tissue sarcoma cancer.
Levine Children’s Hospital
As the largest children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington, DC, Atrium Health Levine Children’s in Charlotte, NC provides expert care in more than 30 areas of pediatric medicine. U.S. News & World Report ranks this hospital among the nation’s best hospitals for pediatric cancer care.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society provides information, news, downloadable PDFs and support communities for soft tissue and bone sarcomas. Get in touch through phone or live chat.
NCCN: The National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Access and download the NCCN Guidelines for Patients for Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Bone Cancer, and Adolescents & Young Adults with Cancer.
Cancer.net – Doctor-Approved Patient Information from ASCO
Cancer.Net offers individualized guides for more than 120 types of cancer, including bone and soft tissue sarcomas.
National Cancer Institute
National Cancer Institute: Educate yourself about soft tissue and bone sarcomas, find clinical trials, and get a listing of NCI-designated cancer centers.
NCI-My PART runs the Natural History Study of Rare Solid Tumors, following people with rare solid tumors over the course of their disease to learn about how these tumors develop and to discover treatments. We are an advocacy partner of My PART and hope you’ll consider participating in the Natural History Study.
One-on-One Support: Imerman Angels
Searching for one-on-one support? The Paula Takacs Foundation is a partner of Imerman Angels, a global non-profit organization providing free, one-on-one emotional support to individuals, survivors and family members experiencing the challenges of cancer.
Smart Patients provides an online community for patients and caregivers affected by sarcoma. This easy-to-navigate site allows patients, with just a few clicks, to talk to each other, find the latest treatments, and search clinical trials.
Ronald McDonald House
Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte provides a safe, affordable and caring “home-away-from-home” for the families of children receiving treatment in area medical facilities.
Hospitality House of Charlotte
Hospitality House of Charlotte operates a 20-bedroom Home offering lodging to patients, and caregivers, while receiving treatment in one of Charlotte’s medical facilities.
If your child is older than 2 ½ years and younger than 18, and currently has a critical illness, you can start the referral process by submitting an inquiry to Make-a Wish, which creates life-changing wishes for local children.
Buddy Kemp Support Center
Buddy Kemp Cancer Support Center offers free 1:1 counseling, case management (financial), and support groups for patients, family and caregivers.
KinderMourn provides hope for bereaved parents, grieving children and teens by offering support and counseling programs, creating awareness of bereavement issues and empowering the community to effectively assist those who have suffered an unthinkable loss.