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General Information about Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Adult soft tissue sarcoma is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the soft tissues of the body. The soft tissues of the body include the muscles, tendons (bands of fiber that connect muscles to bones), fat, blood vessels, lymph vessels, nerves, and tissues around joints. Adult soft tissue sarcomas can form almost anywhere in the body, but are most common in the legs, abdomen, arms, and trunk.

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Treatment Options for Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Treatment options are determined by the stage of the sarcoma.

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General Information about Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Childhood soft tissue sarcoma is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in soft tissues of the body. Soft tissues of the body connect, support, and surround other body parts and organs.

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Treatment Options for Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Different types of treatments are available for patients with childhood soft tissue sarcoma. Some treatments are standard (the currently used treatment), and some are being tested in clinical trials.

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High Tech Feet On the Go

She is smooth as silk as she glides down the runway in the latest high-fashion swimwear. She skis, plays tennis and golf. Two years ago model Ivy Gunter was inducted into the prestigious International Models Hall of Fame. But Ivy's story takes a twist when you learn that she lost one leg from a malignancy in 1980.

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