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Can you die from sarcoma

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Yes: Sarcoma is the general term for cancers of connective tissue, muscle and bone. These can be lethal and often are.
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Dr. Scott Adams
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Left untreated, sarcomas eventually result in death. The length of time before death occurs depends upon the type of sarcoma, how rapidly it is progre... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilya Iofin
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Osteosarcoma?: While "asteroid sarcoma" is not described in the medical or astronomy literature, it sounds a lot like osteosarcoma, so I presume that was the questio... Read More
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Dr. David Stockman
Dermatopathology 8 years experience
Immediately: Seek out a 2nd opinion. I have not heard of that diagnosis. Sometimes inexperienced pathologists may make that diagnosis. If you have been given a dia... Read More
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Dr. Ilya Iofin
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Osteosarcoma?: While "asteroid sarcoma" is not described in the medical or astronomy literature, it sounds a lot like osteosarcoma, so I presume that was the questio... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Murthy Andavolu
Hematology and Oncology 33 years experience
Cance of soft tissue: It is an aggressive/high grade cancer of the soft tissues usually arising in the bones.
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Dr. Ilya Iofin
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Rare cancer: It is a rare cancer which usually occurs in teenagers and young adults. It more commonly occurs in bones such as the thigh bone and pelvis, but can oc... Read More
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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Rare bone tumor: Ewing's sarcoma is an unommon primary tumor of bone found in younger patients. It represents a malignant small, round, cell tumor where cancer cel... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Mani
Internal Medicine - Oncology 20 years experience
Very good treatments: If you have KS, although there are specific medications for it, typically treating the underlying disease (AIDS) with take care of the KS. If you hav... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
Often no symptoms: You may have no symptoms other than a soft tissue mass.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 38 years experience
Scan: Usually a ct or MRI of the concerning area of the body is done to detect a tumor. A biopsy is then done to make a diagnosis.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamed Elmongy
Hematology and Oncology 47 years experience
Patient have pain : Patients usually present with pain. Patients often have a palpable mass. Patients with lesions of the long bones can present with a pathologic fractur... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Depends: It depends on the type of sarcoma, location of the lesion and stage of lesion. Sarcomas are cancers of the connective tissue, muscle and bone.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Supportive tissues: Sarcomas fall into a group of malignancies derived from supportive tissue. Osseous sarcomas are derived from bone. The liposarcomas, fibrosarcomas ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
Biopsy: See you doc to get evaluated for your risk factors and a physical exam. If warranted, a biopsy will determine the nature of your lesion. I wish you th... Read More
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