Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Rhabdomyosarcoma; Sarcoma, Soft Tissue
A sarcoma that begins in the muscle, fat, fibrous tissue, blood vessels, or other supporting tissue of the body.
A soft tissue sarcoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor that develops in soft ...
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Soft Tissue Sarcoma Symptoms
1-2 of 4 more...Signs and symptoms
... Soft tissue sarcomas can occur anywhere in your body, but the largest number — about half — occur in the arms, legs, hands or feet. Another 40 percent occur in the trunk, which includes th...
... Soft tissue sarcomas go by a variety of names, depending on the tissue in which they originate. Locations of sarcomas and their names include: Muscle. You have two types of muscles: skeletal and smoot...
Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment
1-2 of 2Complications
... With soft tissue sarcomas, tumors can grow large, press on normal tissue and cause soreness or pain. If the cancer spreads to other organs, complications include dysfunction of the affected organ, suc...
... As with other cancers, treatment for sarcomas depends on the size, type, location and stage of the sarcoma, including whether it has spread to the lymph nodes or other parts of your body, and your ove...
Soft Tissue Sarcoma Support
1 of 1Coping skills
... A diagnosis of cancer, whether yours or your child''s, presents big challenges. Remember that no matter what your concerns or the prognosis, there are resources and strategies that may make dealing wi...
Soft Tissue Sarcoma Other
1-2 of 14 more...Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma
... What is adult soft tissue sarcoma? Adult soft tissue sarcoma is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in the soft tissue of part of the body. The soft tissues of the body include the m...
Source: Cleveland Clinic
Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma
... What is childhood soft tissue sarcoma? Childhood soft tissue sarcoma is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells begin growing in soft tissue in the body. The soft tissues include muscles, tendons ...
Source: Cleveland Clinic
Soft Tissue Sarcoma Articles
- Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment
... Treatment may be one of the following: Surgery to remove the cancer.Surgery with radiation therapy, before or after the surgery.High-dose radiation therapy followed by surgery and radiation therapy. I...
- Care for Children and Adolescents With Cancer: Questions and Answers
... Key Points Children's cancer centers are hospitals or units in hospitals that specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in children and adolescents (see Question 1). Several groups have ...
- Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment
... If the cancer can be removed, your child's treatment will probably be surgery followed by chemotherapy. Radiation therapy may also be given if there is cancer left following surgery. If the cancer...
- Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment
... Treatment depends on the type of soft tissue sarcoma. If your infant or young child has fibrosarcoma or hemangiopericytoma or if your child has desmoid tumor or angiomatoid malignant fibrous histiocyt...
- Metastatic Cancer: Questions and Answers
... Key Points Cancer occurs when cells become abnormal and grow without control (see Question 1). The place where the cancer started is called the primary cancer or the primary tumor (see Question 2). Me...
- Preguntas y respuestas acerca del cáncer metastásico
... ¿Qué es el cáncer? El cáncer es un grupo de diferentes enfermedades que empiezan en las células, la unidad básica del cuerpo para vivir. Normalmente, las células crecen, se dividen y reproducen a medi...
- Soft Tissue Sarcomas: Questions and Answers
... What is soft tissue? The term soft tissue refers to tissues that connect, support, or surround other structures and organs of the body. Soft tissue includes muscles, tendons (bands of fiber that conne...
- Synovial Sarcoma
... Key Points Synovial sarcoma is a rare type of cancer that occurs most often around the joints in the legs and arms. Pain and tenderness are the most common symptoms, usually accompanied by a swelling ...
- Targeted Cancer Therapies:Questions and Answers
... Key Points Targeted cancer therapies use drugs that block the growth and spread of cancer by interfering with specific molecules involved in carcinogenesis (the process by which normal cells become ca...
- Tumor Grade: Questions and Answers
... Key Points Tumor grade is a system used to classify cancer cells in terms of how abnormal they look under a microscope and how quickly the tumor is likely to grow and spread (see Question 2). A pathol...