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Description of Soft tissue sarcoma

DefinitionAccording to dictionary definition  Soft tissue sarcoma is a cancer of these soft tissues. There are many kinds, based on the type of tissue they started in. The soft tissues connect, support, or surround other tissues. Examples include, muscles, tendons, fat, and blood vessels.  Signs and SymptomsAccording to dictionary definition  Symptoms include:1. Lump or swelling in the soft tissue2. Pain3. Troubled breathingNo one knows exactly what causes these cancers. They are not common, but you have a higher risk if:1. Exposed to certain chemicals2. Have had radiation therapy3. Have certain genetic diseases  InvestigationsAccording to dictionary definition  Doctors diagnose soft tissue sarcomas with a biopsy.  TreatmentAccording to dictionary definition  Treatments include:1. Surgery to remove the tumor2. Radiation therapy3. Chemotherapy4. Combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy  NIH: National Cancer Institute


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