soft tissue sarcoma

Pronunciation: (…TIH-shoo sar-KOH-muh)

A cancer that begins in the muscle, fat, fibrous tissue, blood vessels, or other supporting tissue of the body.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Soft tissue sarcoma forms in soft tissues of the body, including muscle, tendons, fat, blood vessels, lymph vessels, nerves, and tissue around joints. El sarcoma de tejido blando se forma en los tejidos blandos del cuerpo, como los músculos, los tendones, la grasa, los vasos sanguíneos, los vasos linfáticos, los nervios y el tejido que rodea las articulaciones. Date last modified: 2015-03-30Soft Tissue SarcomaSarcoma de tejido blando