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What is the rate of survival for a fibrosarcoma in adult?

What is the rate of survival for a fibrosarcoma in adult?

It depends: The size, grade, location and treatment are all factors to be considered.... Age....These factors also determine the treatment approach. The exact reading of pathology report is vital. Consult with your cancer doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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What are the symptons of fibrosarcoma ?

What are the symptons of fibrosarcoma ?

Presence of lesion: The fibrosarcomas present as part of a tumor spectrum starting with plantar and palmar fibromatosis and extending to dermatofibrosarcoma protuberance, desmoid and then low and high grade fibrosarcoma. The pathology may look aggressive in the earlier lesion but does not metastasize until fully malignant. fibrosarcoma. No symptoms other than mass. ...Read more

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Can radiotherapy cure fibrosarcoma and angiosarcoma?

Yes and no: Small tumors can be surgically resected then treated with radiation to "clean up" any malignant cells that may have remained, giving an excellent outcome. Radiation by itself generally cannot cure such tumors by itself, although my experience tells me angiosarcoma responds better than fibrosarcoma. ...Read more

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Is it possible for radiotherapy cure angiosarcoma and fibrosarcoma?

Is it possible for radiotherapy cure angiosarcoma and fibrosarcoma?

First step in: Soft part sarcoma is resection, with wide and clear margins. Radiotherapy cures by eliminating microscopic cells that might remain. ...Read more

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Is pediatric fibrosarcoma fatal or is there a cure?

Is pediatric fibrosarcoma fatal or is there a cure?

It depends : The outlook for children with fibrosarcoma depends on their age. Infants have a better prognosis, partially because their tumors tend to be more responsive to chemotherapy. Older children and adolescents are treated primarily with surgery and radiation; their outlook depends on the tumor's location and whether it can be completely removed. ...Read more

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Is there a syndrome with biliary atresia and fibrosarcoma?

Is there a syndrome with biliary atresia and fibrosarcoma?

No relationship: Biliary atresia is a condition in the young where the bile duct system of the liver closes down destroying liver function and leading to cirrhosis. Fibrosarcoma is a soft tissue lesion primary found as a mass arising in muscle tissue which best responds to surgical resection, but left alone will metastasize to organs like the lung. ...Read more

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Is fibrosarcoma a type of bone cancer?

Is fibrosarcoma a type of bone cancer?

It depends: Fibrosarcoma is a type of cancer. That diagnosis is given based on how it looks under the microscope when the pathologist examines it. It can occur either in bone or in soft tissues, so it can be a bone cancer. If it occurs in bone, the treatment is chemotherapy and surgical removal of the tumor. If it occurs in the soft tissues, then surgical removal is done, but chemotherapy is controversial. ...Read more

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