Synovial sarcoma: Introduction
Synovial sarcoma: A slow-growing malignant cancer that occurs mainly in the deeper soft tissue of the limbs (especially around the knee) but can also affect the head and neck area as well as other parts of the body. The cancer is a soft tissue cancer and can arise from fat, muscle, fibrous and blood vessel tissue. The exact symptoms depend on the location and size of the tumor.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Synovial sarcoma is available below.
Symptoms of Synovial sarcoma
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Treatments for Synovial sarcoma
- Complete excision of the tumor where possible, with aim for limb sparing surgery
- Chemotherapy - no proven role for adjuvant chemotherapy
- Radiotherapy - used after incomplete resection or for palliation of advance d disease
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Alternative Treatments for Synovial sarcoma
Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Synovial sarcoma may include:
Causes of Synovial sarcoma
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Disease Topics Related To Synovial sarcoma
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Synovial sarcoma: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Synovial sarcoma
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Synovial sarcoma: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Synovial sarcoma
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Synovial sarcoma: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Synovial sarcoma
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Research about Synovial sarcoma
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Clinical Trials for Synovial sarcoma
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Synovial sarcoma include:
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Clinical Trials for Synovial sarcoma
Statistics for Synovial sarcoma
Synovial sarcoma: Broader Related Topics
Types of Synovial sarcoma
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Definitions of Synovial sarcoma:
Synovial sarcoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Synovial sarcoma, or a subtype of Synovial sarcoma,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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