Adult fibrosarcoma

Definition of adult-type fibrosarcoma

adult-type fibrosarcoma

(uh-DULT… FY-broh-sar-KOH-muh)
A type of cancer that forms in fibrous (connective) tissue. It can occur anywhere in the body. Adult-type fibrosarcoma may spread to nearby tissue or to other parts of the body, such as the lungs or bones. It may also recur (come back) after treatment. Adult-type fibrosarcoma usually occurs in young and middle-aged adults, but it can also occur in children. It is a type of soft tissue sarcoma.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms