A 44-year-old member asked:
neoplasm of unspecified soft tissue or bone, what is this?
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Dr. Myron Arlen answered
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
These are sarcomas: Lesions in non glandular structures such as supportive tissue are termed sarcomas. They arise anywhere in the body but appear most often in extremities. The mass on biopsy may appear adjacent to bone or in soft tissue but described as cartilaginous or osseous and represent a soft tissue origin not connected to bone. A PET and MRI can more clearly define origin for treatment decisions.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
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