Treating soft tissue sarcomas
General information on treatment for soft tissue sarcomas
Get information on limb-sparing surgery for soft tissue sarcomas, which is when just the area of cancer and some surrounding tissue is removed, avoiidng amputation
Learn about how radiotherapy is used as a treatment for soft tissue sarcomas, including when it's used, the different types and possible side effects
Get information about targeted or biological therapies in the treatment of soft tissue sarcomas, including Imatinib, Sunitinib, Pazopanib and their side effects
Read information about surgery as a treatment for soft tissue sarcomas
Occasionally you might have to have a limb amputated if it's the only way to remove the cancer
Read about chemotherapy as a treatment for soft tissue sarcomas, including what drugs may be used and possible side effects
Find out about research into, and clinical trials of, treatments for soft tissue sarcomas
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