Soft tissue sarcoma

Common Name(s)

Soft tissue sarcoma

Soft-tissue sarcomas are cancerous tumors that begin in the soft tissues of the body. This stype of sarcoma is rare in adults and not very common in children. Symptoms of soft-tissue sarcomas are not noticeable initially, but as the tumor grows, several of the following may develop: a lump or swelling, a blockage in the stomach or intestines if the tumor is located in the abdomen or digestive tract, and pain, particularly if the tumor sits on or near a bundle of nerves. Soft-tissue sarcomas can go by a variety of names, depending on the location of origination, and include disorders such as Kaposi’s sasrcoma, synovial sarcoma, liposarcoma, fibrosaroma, and neurofibrosarcoma.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Soft tissue sarcoma" returned 507 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Rare cardiac metastasis of soft tissue sarcoma: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Jun Xiao, Jiaguang Song, Hui Liu, Yindi Sun, Chuanxi Wang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Mar;97(13):e9814.

 

Owing to the unique structure and function of the heart, tumor metastasis in the heart is rare. Accordingly, no unique symptoms have yet been identified for cardiac metastasis.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Imaging in retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcoma.
 

Author(s): Christina Messiou, Carlo Morosi

Journal: J Surg Oncol. 2018 Jan;117(1):25-32.

 

Patients with retroperitoneal sarcoma can present to a variety of clinicians with non-specific symptoms and retroperitoneal sarcomas can be incidental findings. Failure to recognize retroperitoneal sarcomas on imaging can lead to inappropriate management in non-specialist centers. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A congenital soft tissue Ewing sarcoma in a newborn patient.
 

Author(s): Mustafa Akçalı, Hacer Yapıcıoğlu, Eray Akay, Ferda Özlü, Banu Kozanoğlu, Kıvılcım Erdoğan, Gülfiliz Gönlüşen, Mehmet Satar

Journal: Turk. J. Pediatr.. 2017 ;59(1):76-79.

 

Akçalı M, Yapıcıoğlu H, Akay E, Özlü F, Kozanoğlu B, Erdoğan K, Gönlüşen G, Satar M. A congenital soft tissue Ewing sarcoma in a newborn patient. Turk J Pediatr 2017; 59: 76-79. < p < Congenital Ewing sarcoma is extremely rare. Here we present a newborn baby born with ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Soft tissue sarcoma" returned 57 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

MicroRNAs in Different Histologies of Soft Tissue Sarcoma: A Comprehensive Review.
 

Author(s): Maria Anna Smolle, Andreas Leithner, Florian Posch, Joanna Szkandera, Bernadette Liegl-Atzwanger, Martin Pichler

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Soft tissue sarcomas (STS) constitute a rare tumour entity comprising over 50 histological subtypes. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are short non-protein coding RNA molecules that regulate gene expression by targeting the 3'-untranslated region of messenger RNAs. They are involved in a variety ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Systemic treatment in advanced soft tissue sarcoma: what is standard, what is new.
 

Author(s): Anna Maria Frezza, Silvia Stacchiotti, Alessandro Gronchi

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For metastatic soft tissue sarcoma (STS) patients not eligible for surgery, systemic treatments, including standard chemotherapy and newer biological compounds, still play the most relevant role in the management of the disease. An anthracycline and alkylating agent combination has ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Systemic Therapy for Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Proposals for the Optimal Use of Pazopanib, Trabectedin, and Eribulin.
 

Author(s): Akira Kawai, Kan Yonemori, Shunji Takahashi, Nobuhito Araki, Takafumi Ueda

Journal: Adv Ther. 2017 Jul;34(7):1556-1571.

 

Soft tissue sarcoma (STS) is a rare tumor with more than 50 histologic subtypes. Although treatment outcomes for patients with STS have improved greatly over the past few decades owing to the adoption of a multidisciplinary approach, patients with advanced disease have a poor prognosis. ...

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Last Updated: 23 Mar 2018

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High Dose Ascorbate With Preoperative Radiation in Patients With Locally Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcomas
 

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Condition Summary: Soft Tissue Sarcoma

 

Last Updated: 11 May 2018

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