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Definition of Sarcoma Cancer
Sarcomas may also develop within the walls of blood vessels, which contain connective tissue. treatment generally combines surgery to remove the tumor with radiation therapy or, less commonly, chemotherapy.
Radiation exposure, such as occurs with radiation therapy for other cancers or with accidental or industrial exposure, increases the risk for sarcoma.
Types of Sarcoma
|TYPES OF SARCOMA|
|fibrosarcoma||fibrous connective tissue (fibroblast proliferation)|
|KAPOSI’S SARCOMA||connective tissue of skin, mucous membranes, organs|
|leiomyoma||smooth muscle, such as the uterus|
|synovial sarcoma||synovial membrane of a joint|