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What are adult soft tissue sarcomas?

Adult soft tissue sarcomas are a type of cancer that causes tumors in the body's soft tissue. Examples of soft tissues are nerves, muscles, tendons, blood vessels, and fat. Different types of soft tissue sarcomas that affect adults may form in different places, but it most commonly affects the limbs and sometimes the internal organs or other areas. Most types of soft tissue sarcoma have similar symptoms and treatment options.

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How do adult soft tissue sarcomas affect the body?
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What are the symptoms of adult soft tissue sarcomas?
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