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In what ways are a uterine and osteo sarcoma related?

In what ways are a uterine and osteo sarcoma related?

In name only.: Sarcomas are tumors arising from connective tissue, such as muscle, bone, and fat cells. Uterine sarcoma starts in the connective tissue derived cells of the uterus, osteosarcoma from those cells in bone. They are separate entities. The more common cancers arise from epithelial tissues and are termed carcinomas. ...Read more

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Sarcoma (Definition)

By definition, it is malignant (i.e., being locally invasive and at least theoreticlally capable of metastasizing), and arises from / mimics muscle or connective tissue elements that are not marrow or immune / white cells. The sarcomas are a tremendously varied and troublesome family of tumors, though thankfully less common than carcinomas and the leukemia / ...Read more


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What are the best treatment options for endometrial stromal sarcoma grade Ib? After removing the uterus and one ovary (with one still left)

Gyn Oncologist: It is important to see a Gyn Oncologist for treatment of sarcomas. Surgery is the main component of treatment. Adjuvant treatments - chemo and/or radiation may be offered depending on your specific case. ...Read more

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I was told yesterday that I have 2 fibroids in my uterus wall. What are the chances of the fibroids turning cancerous, I have had synovial sarcoma bef?

I was told yesterday that I have 2 fibroids in my uterus wall. What are the chances of the fibroids turning cancerous, I have had synovial sarcoma bef?

Congrats on : Your success with synovial sarcoma. Fibroids almost never 'convert' to cancer, but can be an associated cause of infertility and dysfunctional uterine bleeding. There are ways of ablating the fibroids without hysterectomy. Fibroids are very common. Celebrate your success and do not worry about these unless symptomatic or an issue with wanting to be preganant. ...Read more

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What are the major symptoms of ewing's sarcoma?

Pain and swelling: Ewing's sarcoma can arise from bones or soft tissues. In bones, ewing's presents with pain and usually a lump. In the soft tissues, there is a lump, but it is usually painless. Occasionally, patients may have fevers and chills. Not all sarcomas follow these rules, but these are the most common symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of synovial sarcoma?

What are the symptoms of synovial sarcoma?

Growing mass : Synovial sarcomas tend to occur close to joints. They present as a lump which may grow, either quickly or slowly. Unlike other sarcomas, which are painless, synovial sarcoma may be painful. The name synovial is a misnomer. Synovium is the lining membrane of joints, but synovial sarcomas occur near, not in joints and have nothing in common with synovium. ...Read more

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What are they symptoms of kaposi sarcoma?

Depends: Kaposi sarcoma is a malignancy of the blood vessel wall; it can occur in men of middle eastern descent and is usually not aggressive, it can also appear with HIV (aggressive) . The lesions usually appear as purplish bumps on the skin. They may also appear in the mouth or GI tract and can be a cause of bleeding. Sometimes they can become painful if they progress in size. Hope that this is helpful. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ewing's sarcoma?

Ewing's symptoms...: Symptoms can include: pain and/or swelling, usually in the arms, legs, chest, back, or pelvis (area between the hips). A lump in the arms, legs, chest, or pelvis. Fever for no known reason. A bone that breaks for no known reason. ...Read more

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What symptoms should I look for to tell if I have ewing's sarcoma?

What symptoms should I look for to tell if I have ewing's sarcoma?

Painful mass: Ewing's sarcoma presents itself as a painful mass, usually around the thighs or pelvis, but any bone can be affected. It can also be a painless mass in the soft tissues. Overal, it's a very rare tumor though. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of kaposi's sarcoma?

Rash: Kaposi's sarcoma usually presents with a rash. It can occur anywhere. Occasionally, they are seen in the mouth, and rarely they may start in the lungs or the intestinal tract. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of soft tissue sarcoma?

Painless mass: Most soft tissue sarcomas are painless masses. Usually, they will grow in size. Some subtypes, like synovial sarcoma, can be painful. Other reason for pain is compression or invasion of nerves and blood vessels. Most painless masses will turn out to be lipomas, which are benign, but a sarcoma has to be ruled out. To sum it up, a painless mass is a sarcoma until proven otherwise. ...Read more

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more