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Dr. Daniel Conway
36 years experience General Surgery
A cancer : Sarcomas are relatively uncommon tumors that arise from connective tissue. Sarcomas can arise from fat, muscle, cartilage, bone or bone marrow. The ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Adolescent bone Ca: Ewing sarcoma is a malignant bone tumor of childhood. It appears in adolescents between the ages of 10 and 20 years old. It is the second most common ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Sarcoma is the general term for cancers of connective tissue, muscle and bone. These can be lethal and often are.
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
Dr. David Stockman
7 years experience Dermatopathology
Yes: Please make sure that you have your sarcoma pathology checked by an expert. I am an MD Anderson trained pathologist with expertise in sarcoma. Please ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilya Iofin
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilya Iofin
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Fewer than carcinoma: Sarcomas are cancers of the connective tissue and muscles. These are less common than carcinoma, i.e., cancers of the epithelial tissues.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Murthy Andavolu
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cance of soft tissue: It is an aggressive/high grade cancer of the soft tissues usually arising in the bones.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Mani
19 years experience Medical Oncology
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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Often no symptoms: You may have no symptoms other than a soft tissue mass.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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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