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Alveolar soft part sarcoma

Alveolar soft part sarcoma: Introduction

Alveolar soft part sarcoma: A rare slow-growing malignant connective tissue tumor. The tumors occur most frequently in the arms and legs. The deep soft tissue of the thigh, tongue, eye orbit, and head and neck regions are also common sites. Metastasis is frequent with lung and brain being most common metastatic sites. Symptoms are determined by the location, size and stage of the tumor. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Alveolar soft part sarcoma is available below.

Symptoms of Alveolar soft part sarcoma

Treatments for Alveolar soft part sarcoma

  • Complete excision of the tumor where possible
  • Chemotherapy - use may be limited
  • Radiotherapy - used after incomplete resection or for palliation of advanced disease
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Alveolar soft part sarcoma

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Alveolar soft part sarcoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Alveolar soft part sarcoma

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Hospitals & Clinics: Alveolar soft part sarcoma

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Alveolar soft part sarcoma: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Alveolar soft part sarcoma

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Clinical Trials for Alveolar soft part sarcoma

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Definitions of Alveolar soft part sarcoma:

Alveolar soft part sarcoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Alveolar soft part sarcoma, or a subtype of Alveolar soft part sarcoma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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