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.
Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
Caption: Soft tissue sarcoma forms in soft tissues of the body, including muscle, tendons, fat, blood vessels, lymph vessels, nerves, and tissue around joints.Date last modified: 2015-03-30