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Do lots of people get sarcoma, or is it unusual?
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Not too common
There are about 12,000 new cases of soft tissue sarcoma every year in the US - so yes it is not a common cancer.

In brief: Not too common
There are about 12,000 new cases of soft tissue sarcoma every year in the US - so yes it is not a common cancer.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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Dr. Eric Whitman
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: Fairly uncommon
Sarcomas are cancers of connective tissue, like fat, muscle, ligaments, and bones.
The more common type of cancers are carcinomas, which involve organs like the breast, colon, liver, prostate, lung, etc.

In brief: Fairly uncommon
Sarcomas are cancers of connective tissue, like fat, muscle, ligaments, and bones.
The more common type of cancers are carcinomas, which involve organs like the breast, colon, liver, prostate, lung, etc.
Dr. Eric Whitman
Dr. Eric Whitman
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