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Summarising clinical trials

                   Navigating osteosarcoma

Sharing the latest research 

Signposting to support

                                Highlighting events

Summarising clinical trials

           Navigating osteosarcoma

Sharing the latest research 

Signposting to support 

                         Highlighting events 

Scientists doing experiments in the labratory

We strongly believe that wherever you live in the world information about clinical trials should be available to you. Our curated clinical trial database (ONTEX) summarises trials from across the globe to make your search easier.

We also have resources to help you better understand clinical trials.


Clinical Trials

Patient Toolkit


Here you can find out about osteosarcoma events across the world including conferences, awareness days, podcasts and more.

Support Groups

There are so many wonderful organisations dedicated to supporting the osteosarcoma community. Search our interactive map for information about organisations near you.

Find out about the research we fund into osteosarcoma

Harnessing the Immune System against Osteosarcoma

In the last 30 years there has been very little change to osteosarcoma (OS) treatment. We are dedicated to changing this. Through the Myrovlytis Trust, we fund research into OS, with a focus on finding new treatments. We are pleased to announce we have awarded funding...

ONTEX Toolkit – Spread the Word

Welcome to the ONTEX social media toolkit. We are delighted to have launched our new improved Osteosarcoma Now Trial EXplorer (ONTEX). Each osteosarcoma clinical trial has been summarised to give a clear picture of its aims, what it involves and who can take part. Its...

Introducing the Osteosarcoma Now Trial EXplorer (ONTEX)

We are delighted to launch our new improved Osteosarcoma Now Trial EXplorer (ONTEX). ONTEX is an international database that aims to make clinical trial information available and accessible to all. Each osteosarcoma clinical trial has been summarised to give a clear...

Osteosarcoma Now – Highlights of 2022

Our work in osteosarcoma started in 2021, with many months dedicated to talking with experts, patients and other charities. In this blog we reflect on what we achieved in 2022.

Office Christmas Hours

Hello Everyone. We are closed from Friday 23rd December until Tuesday 3rd January. During that time all the content on the website will be available but we will be taking a break from the weekly blogs. On our return, we will respond to any emails. From all of us at...

Winter Osteosarcoma Now Newsletter

Sign up for the Osteosarcoma Now Newsletter. Each issue will discuss the current research and signpost to events across the world.

CTOS Annual Meeting – The Highlights

We attended the 2022 CTOS annual meeting. The meeting brought together clinicians, researchers and patient advocates dedicated to improving outcomes in sarcoma.

Metal vs Carbon-Fibre Implants in Bone Cancer Surgery

Surgeons may remove bone containing osteosarcoma and replace it with a metal implant. A study looked at whether carbon-fibre could be an alternative to metal.

Testing Existing Drugs in Osteosarcoma Models

There is an urgent need to find new therapies in osteosarcoma (OS) that has spread or has not responded to standard treatment. Identifying new treatments can be a long and complex process. One method of speeding up the process is to use drugs that already approved to...

Using 3D Bioprinting to Study Osteosarcoma

There is a great need to develop new treatments for osteosarcoma (OS). This is particularly true for OS that has spread or has not responded to current standard therapy. Researchers are actively working towards finding new drugs to treat OS. To enable the drug...

It’s that connection between the patient and the team and myself and also the interplay between looking after a teenager and their parents and the rest of the family I found really rewarding

Dr Sandra StraussUCL

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