Skip to Content

Ewing's Sarcoma

Contact UPMC Orthopaedic Care

To request an appointment or for additional information, please call 866-987-6784 or submit a form online.

What Is Ewing's Sarcoma?

Ewing's sarcoma is the second most common cancer to come from bone tissue.

Ewing's sarcoma can occur in any bone but the most common locations include:

  • Pelvis
  • Femur (thighbone)
  • Tibia (shinbone)

Ewing's sarcoma causes and risk factors

Ewing’s sarcoma can occur at any age but is most common in school-aged children and teenagers.

Ewing's Sarcoma Symptoms

Symptoms of Ewing's sarcoma include:

  • Pain with activities that generally gets worse and affects sleep
  • Fractures, in some cases
  • Fever and fatigue

Ewing's Sarcoma Treatment

Ewing's sarcoma is a serious disease but is both treatable and curable.

The treatment for Ewing's sarcoma includes chemotherapy and surgery, and sometimes radiation. 

Learn More About Ewings Sarcoma and Bone Cancer

The links below will open a new browser window.

UPMC's HealthBeat Blog:

From our Health Library: