• Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors

    Multidisciplinary approach to sarcomas

    Claudia Di Bella

    Sarcoma Specialist

    Member of Australian and International societies for the treatment of Sarcomas

     

    Ms Di Bella has trained in one of the most renowned Orthopaedic Centres in Europe, the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute in Bologna (Italy) known worldwide for its excellence in the treatment of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumours.

    Ms Di Bella has many years experience in the treatment of both benign and malignant musculoskeletal tumours and has established collaboration with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists with expertise in this complex field.

    Ms Di Bella uses the most advanced imaging techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of sarcomas.

    Computer Assisted Surgery

    Use of the most advanced imaging technique and 3D printing to improve precision in surgery

     

    Ms Di Bella takes advantage of some of the most advanced intra-operative 3D images and 3D printing technologies to perform complex surgical procedures.

    In some cases, when the tumour lies in areas of the body with difficult access or where the view is limited, the use of 3D computer assisted techniques allows the surgeon to precisely direct the instruments and to remove the tumor with adequate margins.

    Ms Di Bella is one of few surgeons in Australia trained for the use of patient-specific 3D printed

    Bone Tumours

    Treatment of benign and malignant bone tumours in patients of all ages

     

    Bone tumours can either be benign or malignant (aggressive) and usually require some form of treatment. Benign tumours sometimes will only need to be followed up, but usually require surgery due to the fact that they can be associated with pain.

    Malignant tumours (bone sarcomas) always require treatment, which can be surgery alone or surgery together with other treatments, such as chemotherapy or, rarely, radiotherapy.

     

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    Soft Tissue Tumours

    Treatment of benign and malignant soft tissue tumours in patients of all ages

     

    Soft tissue tumours, just like bone tumours, can either be benign or malignant. They usually occur as a growing, not painful mass in any part of the body, but occasionally they can be painful due to involvement of nerves or due to their nature.

    Benign soft tissue tumours can be removed surgically, especially if painful or very big.

    Malignant soft tissue tumours (sarcomas) always require treatment, which is usually the association of surgery with radiation therapy; chemotherapy is rarely necessary.

     

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