Search Results: sarcoma

  • Sarcoma Treatment

    In compliance with the good clinical practice norms and guidelines, sarcomas need to be treated in specialists centers by doctors, who are well trained to make a diagnosis and treat this disease. Researches unequivocally show that patients who are treated by such teams have a better disease outcome and increased life expectancy.

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  • Sarcoma is not a single disease

    Sarcoma is not a single disease; it comprises a significant group of separate malignant diseases. The type of cells sarcomas originate from, namely the connective tissue cells, e.g. bones, muscles, tendons, etc., is the common between them. Sarcomas constitute about 11% of the cancer diseases affecting children and approximately 14% of those affecting teenagers. In about 2/3 of the cases, the disease is diagnosed in individuals aged over 50.

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  • The Lethal Sarcoma

    Sarcoma is a rare occurrence, approximately 10% of all malignant tumors. Statistics, however show, that it is featured by the highest mortality among cancers. It mostly affects children and young people, because of the active cell division during the period of growth when cells are immature and susceptible to malignant tumor degeneration.

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