Treatments for soft tissue sarcoma
If you have soft tissue sarcoma, your healthcare team will create a treatment plan just for you. It will be based on your health and specific information about the cancer. When deciding which treatments to offer for soft tissue sarcoma, your healthcare team will consider:
- the grade and stage
- where the cancer started in the body
- the type of soft tissue sarcoma
- what you prefer or want
The care and treatment of people with soft tissue sarcoma is often done by a healthcare team that is experienced in dealing with soft tissue sarcoma. Most cases of soft tissue sarcoma need to be managed by many specialists, including a
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