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How common is it for somebody to get sarcoma?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Not common

Sarcomas are not very common, they can occur in the soft-tissue or bones and every year about 12000-15000 cases occur in the USA.

In brief: Not common

Sarcomas are not very common, they can occur in the soft-tissue or bones and every year about 12000-15000 cases occur in the USA.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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Dr. Jonathan Trent
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: Rare

10-15,000 new patients per year in the US (300 million)

In brief: Rare

10-15,000 new patients per year in the US (300 million)
Dr. Jonathan Trent
Dr. Jonathan Trent
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In brief: Not common

Sarcomas are a broad definition of cancer including those of mesenchymal origin--those arising from bones and soft tissue (fat, muscle, etc.
). They are much less common than carcinomas, which encompass most cancers people are family with (lung, breast, colon, etc.)

In brief: Not common

Sarcomas are a broad definition of cancer including those of mesenchymal origin--those arising from bones and soft tissue (fat, muscle, etc.
). They are much less common than carcinomas, which encompass most cancers people are family with (lung, breast, colon, etc.)
Dr. Riley Alexander
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