Sarcoma: Soft Tissue
This article provides an introduction to soft tissue sarcoma. Sarcoma is a cancer of the soft tissue or bone. Soft tissues include muscles, tendons, fibrous tissues, fat, blood vessels, nerves, and synovial tissues (found in joints). Risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship issues are addressed.
Informational about the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST). GIST is a soft tissue sarcoma that can arise anywhere in the gastro-intestinal (GI) tract. It is most commonly found in the stomach (60%) and the small intestine (30%).
A review of the surgical procedures used in the diagnosis and treatment of soft tissue sarcomas.
Resources and support for people with sarcoma.