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Is liposarcoma a fatal cancer

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Pienta
34 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Sometimes: Liposarcoma is a cancer that arises out of the fat cells - often in an extremity. It is usually treated with surgery and radiation. High grade canc ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: If it is detected and treated at an early stage, patients with liposarcoma can have a very good survival. The main determinants on whether it is has ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
It's a malignant...: ...Tumor originating in fatty tissue. Treatment may involve surgery plus or minus chemo and/or radiation. Sarcomas in general can be aggressive and ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
19 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends: Liposarcoma falls in the category of sarcoma which are connective tissue cancers. Prognosis depends on staging, size of the tumor, aggressiveness of t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes, often: Hematologic cancers in children are more often curable than in adults.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Complex question: What is your concern in the first place? Ask a simple and straight forward question so that we can help you solve your problem.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Fatal cancer: hello ~ you cannot be slightly dead. Cancer kills you eventually, so they are all fatal. You cant get a slightly less fatal one because then you woul ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Sometimes: The very elderly don't do well with cancer, but it's the stage of the disease that matters, and this can occur at different ages. The main thing is to ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Variable: Any untreated cancer can be fatal potentially. Common aggressive but treatable cancers in this age group include germ cell tumors, blood cancers (acut ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
May be: Cancer is not one disease. Some types of cancers are curable, e.g. Most leukemias in children, some lymphomas, early colon and breast cancers. We can ... Read More

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