Dr. James C. Wittig is Vice Chairman, Orthopedic Surgery; Chief of Orthopedic Oncology & Sarcoma Surgery (Pediatric and Adult) and Director, Skin & Sarcoma Division, John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey.

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Dr. Wittig Succeeds Where
Others Say It Can't Be Done:
Saves Patient's Life And Limb

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Recent News
March 06, 2018
Dr. James Wittig to be presented Nobility in Science Award by the Sarcoma Foundation of America
December 05, 2017
Technique for removing a schwannoma from a major nerve
December 05, 2017
What Are the Functional Results and Complications With Long Stem Hemiarthroplasty in Patients With Metastases to the Proximal Femur?

About Dr. Wittig

Dr. Wittig maintains an active subspecialty clinical practice that focuses on treating pediatric and adult patients with bone and soft tissue sarcomas (cancers) as well as benign bone and soft tissue tumors and metastatic cancers. Dr Wittig also has a particular subspecialty interest and extensive experience in limb sparing surgery for shoulder girdle tumors, cryosurgery, radiofrequency ablation and minimally invasive biopsies.

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Ask The Doctor

What is limb sparing surgery?

February 03, 2014
A limb sparing surgery is also called a resection. Resections are usually performed for malignant tumors and very large benign agressive tumors that h...

What is tumor "grade?"

February 03, 2014
Sarcomas are graded by pathologists. When the pathologist views a biopsy specimen or the final tumor under the microscope, he assigns a grade to the t...

How does chemotherapy work?

February 03, 2014
Chemotherapy is the administration of certain toxic drugs in an attempt to kill cancer cells and cure patients of their cancer, shrink tumors to facil...
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