Soft Tissue Sarcoma—Patient Version
Soft tissue sarcoma is a broad term for cancers that start in soft tissues (muscle, tendons, fat, lymph and blood vessels, and nerves). These cancers can develop anywhere in the body but are found mostly in the arms, legs, chest, and abdomen. Explore the links on this page to learn more about different types of soft tissue sarcoma and how they are treated. We also have information about research and clinical trials.
PDQ Treatment Information for Patients
- Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment
- Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Treatment
- Childhood Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Treatment
- Kaposi Sarcoma Treatment
- Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment
- Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment
- Childhood Vascular Tumors Treatment
Causes & Prevention
NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about prevention of soft tissue sarcoma.
NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about screening for soft tissue sarcoma.
Coping with Cancer
The information in this section is meant to help you cope with the many issues and concerns that occur when you have cancer.Emotions and Cancer Adjusting to Cancer Support for Caregivers Survivorship Advanced Cancer Managing Cancer Care
NCI Clinical Trial Leads to Atezolizumab Approval for Advanced Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma
Drug Combination Shows Promise for Rhabdomyosarcoma, but Can It Get to Clinical Trials?
Targeting the Accomplice: A Potential Treatment Approach for Rhabdomyosarcoma
Pazopanib Shows Promise for Children, Adults with Soft Tissue SarcomasView more research