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Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Introduction

Soft Tissue Sarcoma: A rare type of cancerous tumor that originates in soft tissues of the body which includes muscles, nerves, tendons, blood vessels and fat. They can occur anywhere in the body and are often asymptomatic during the early stages and symptoms in the later stages depend on the location and size of the tumor. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Soft Tissue Sarcoma is available below.

Symptoms of Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Treatments for Soft Tissue Sarcoma

  • Surgery - with aim for complete excision with clear margins
  • Chemotherapy - role controversial in adults, but neo-adjuvant chemotherapy in childhood rhabdomyosarcoma has a proven role
  • Radiotherpy -used as adjuvant therapy post operatively, especially for high grade sarcomas
  • more treatments...»

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Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Related Patient Stories

Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Soft Tissue Sarcoma

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Types of Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Causes of Soft Tissue Sarcoma

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Disease Topics Related To Soft Tissue Sarcoma

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Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Soft Tissue Sarcoma

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Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Soft Tissue Sarcoma

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Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Soft Tissue Sarcoma

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Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Animations

Prognosis for Soft Tissue Sarcoma

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Statistics for Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Soft Tissue Sarcoma:

A usually aggressive malignant mesenchymal cell tumor most commonly arising from muscle, fat, fibrous tissue, bone, cartilage, and blood vessels. Sarcomas occur in both children and adults. The prognosis depends largely on the degree of differentiation (grade) of the tumor. Representative subtypes are liposarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, osteosarcoma, and chondrosarcoma. -- 2004 - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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