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    Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Recurrent and Progressive Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma

    Recurrent childhood soft tissue sarcoma is cancer that has recurred (come back) after it has been treated. The cancer may come back in the same place or in other parts of the body.

    Progressive childhood soft tissue sarcoma is cancer that did not respond to treatment.

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    Last Updated: 8/, 015
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