Source: Cancer Resource Room
Sarcomas are a group of cancers that start
in tissues like bone, cartilage, muscle,
fat, nerve, blood and lymph vessels. As
a group these tissues are called “connective
tissues.” Sarcomas are rare diseases
and can be difficult to diagnose. Treatment
of sarcomas requires chemotherapy, radiation
and surgery. Two types of sarcomas will
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft tissue sarcomas are cancers of tissues
such as muscle, fat, nerve, blood and
lymph vessels. They form a mass or lump
that grows quickly and is not usually
painful until it is quite large. To read
more on Soft Tissue
Osteosarcoma is a cancer that starts in
a bone, usually in the leg or arm. It
is most common in children and older adults.
To read more on Osteosarcomas
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