Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Treatment Options for Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma
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For treatment of hemangiopericytoma (in infants and young children) and infantile fibrosarcoma
If an infant or young child has fibrosarcoma or hemangiopericytoma, treatment will be surgery whenever possible. Other treatments may include chemotherapy to reduce the size of the tumor, followed by surgery.
If an older child or adolescent has fibrosarcoma or hemangiopericytoma, treatment will be surgery whenever possible. Other treatments may include the following: