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Getting Support When You Have Cancer - Topic Overview

Having cancer can change your life. Getting support for the various issues you may face can help you cope.

Our cancer support topics provide help and advice for dealing with some of these issues.

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Stage Information for Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Staging has an important role in determining the most effective treatment for soft tissue sarcoma. Clinical staging involves magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography (CT) of the primary tumor area and a chest CT to look for metastasis to the lung (the most common site of distant spread). An abdominal CT scan is done in the case of retroperitoneal sarcomas because the liver may be the site of initial clinical metastasis for these tumors. The stage is determined by the size of the...

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Last Updated: June 18, 2012
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