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Radiation Therapy With or Without Combination Chemotherapy or Pazopanib Hydrochloride Before Surgery in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed Non-Rhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas That Can be Removed by Surgery
Synovial sarcoma is a malignant tumor of the soft tissues, usually around joints.
Under the microscope the tumor resembles synovial tissue (the lining tissue of joints). Synovial tissue is found around the tendons (bands of fiber that connect muscle to bone), and can form bursa (fluid filled cushioning pouches or sacs found in spaces between tendons, ligaments and bones) found in the area of joints.
This condition tends to occur in adolescents and young adults and affects more males than females. The most common location of origin is the thigh near the knee, but synovial sarcoma can also occur near other joints, mainly in the arms and legs.
Despite its name, it seldom arises within a joint.
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Hi , Told na today we will get results.Finally I am feeling happy , as Doc confirmed that tumor has been cured.Thing is we went for…Continue
My sister was diagnosed with SS in her foot less than 1 year ago; She had surgery to remove it ,as well as radiation; however it has come back same foot, but different area. She has only gotten one…Continue
Started by Elodie Espesset in Recommend a Doctor, Therapist, or Clinic (Positive Review Only). Last reply by Ernesto Fonseca Jul 16. 15 Replies 3 Likes
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