Soft Tissue and Bony Sarcomas
Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma. Sarcoma is a rare type of cancer that can develop in adults or children. Bone cancer starts in the bone, as opposed to spreading from an organ to the bones. Soft tissue sarcoma starts in connective tissue, which includes: Blood vessels,Fat cells,Lymph vessels,Muscle,Nerves,Tendons
-> Signs and Symptoms of Soft Tissue and Bony Sarcomas
-> First sign of a sarcoma in an arm, leg, or torso may be a painless lump or swelling.
-> Most lumps are not sarcoma.
-> The most common soft-tissue lumps are lipomas, these are made of fat cells and are not cancer.
-> In the uterus, benign tumors called fibroids (leiomyomas) far outnumber sarcomas.
Treatment options includes Surgery, Radiation Therapy, External-beam radiation therapy, Brachytherapy, Proton beam radiation therapy, Intraoperative radiation therapy, Therapies using medication, Chemotherapy.