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How long does it take to recover from leiomyosarcoma surgery?

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After the operation, recovering from the surgery may take several weeks, even if your leiomyosarcoma was in its early stages.

From: What Is Leiomyosarcoma? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: “Questions to Ask About Soft Tissue Sarcomas.”

Canadian Cancer Society: “Supportive Care for Soft Tissue Sarcoma.”

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: "Leiomyosarcoma."

Leiomyosarcoma Support & Direct Research Foundation: “Coping with the Trauma of Leiomyosarcoma.”

Macmillan Cancer Support: "Leiomyosarcomas (LMS)."

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: "What's New in Leiomyosarcoma."

National LeioMyoSarcoma Foundation: "Biopsy," "What is Leiomyosarcoma?"

National Organization for Rare Disorders: "Leiomyosarcoma."

Sarcoma Foundation of America: "Uterine Leiomyosarcoma."

The Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative: “An Introduction to Leiomyosarcoma of the Bone and Soft Tissue.”

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on June 28, 2019

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: “Questions to Ask About Soft Tissue Sarcomas.”

Canadian Cancer Society: “Supportive Care for Soft Tissue Sarcoma.”

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: "Leiomyosarcoma."

Leiomyosarcoma Support & Direct Research Foundation: “Coping with the Trauma of Leiomyosarcoma.”

Macmillan Cancer Support: "Leiomyosarcomas (LMS)."

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: "What's New in Leiomyosarcoma."

National LeioMyoSarcoma Foundation: "Biopsy," "What is Leiomyosarcoma?"

National Organization for Rare Disorders: "Leiomyosarcoma."

Sarcoma Foundation of America: "Uterine Leiomyosarcoma."

The Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative: “An Introduction to Leiomyosarcoma of the Bone and Soft Tissue.”

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on June 28, 2019

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