Overview

Sarcoma is a type of cancer that can occur in various locations in your body.

Sarcoma is the general term for a broad group of cancers that begin in the bones and in the soft (also called connective) tissues (soft tissue sarcoma). Treatments for sarcomas vary depending on sarcoma type, location and other factors.

Sarcoma care at Mayo Clinic

Jan. 22, 2016
References
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