JM Coindre is currently the referring pathologist for soft tissue tumors in France with an international recognition. He has a wide experience of more than 30 years in soft tissue tumors and reviews about 2500 cases per year. He has been the coordinator of the French network for a second review of sarcomas.
He published more than 400 per reviewed articles in this domain and participated to the last WHO classification of soft tissue tumors.
Institut Bergonié set up a molecular biology platform specialized in sarcomas with FISH analysis using the last new probes, RT-PCR, Sanger and NGS sequencing, CGH-array and RNA sequencing, all techniques which can be performed on formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissues.