Does sarcoma usually cause many symptoms?
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Pathology 50 years experience
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Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Varies: Sarcomas can arise in bones and soft tissues. In bones they usually cause pain and a mass (swelling). In soft tissues they present with a mass, but are rarely painful. Any soft tissue mass need to be evaluated by a doctor, even if not painful. While sarcomas are very rare, it's not safe to assume that a mass is benign just because it's painless. Rarely sarcomas of bone cause the bone to break.
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Last updated Dec 13, 2014
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