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
- Adult 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.