Welcome to our Soft Tissue Sarcoma Forum and Support Group
The CancerBro Soft Tissue Sarcoma Forum is an online support group for anyone dealing with any type of soft tissue sarcoma including liposarcoma, fibrosarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, angiosarcoma, kaposi sarcoma, etc. There are many other forms of soft tissue sarcoma. You may find all the information here.
Online communities and support groups help soft tissue sarcoma patients, caregivers, and survivors to connect with each other and be a part of health discussion. Feel free to post your concerns and questions in the forum. Our community members welcome new members and help them by sharing their experiences and advices.
Join our global community of soft tissue sarcoma patients, caregivers, and survivors.
About Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft Tissue Sarcoma is the cancer which starts developing in the soft tissues of the body. According to American Cancer Society, in the United States there will be approximately 12,750 new cases of soft tissue sarcoma.
Soft Tissue Sarcoma risk factors:
- Age: Older people are at high risk. However, exceptions are there as rhabdomyosarcoma is more common in children.
- Gender: Males are at high risk as compared to females.
- History of exposure to radiation.
- Genetic cancer predisposition syndromes.
Soft tissue sarcoma early signs and symptoms:
- Painless/Painful slow growing mass.
- Pain in the abdomen or infected organ/body part which gets worse over time.
- Nausea and vomiting.
- Weak immune system and fatigue.
- Blood in urine or stool.
- If you are new to the community, then please introduce yourself to other members. In the Introduction post - you can share about your diagnosis, any experience or story, and what you expect from the support group.
- If you want to stay anonymous, then please do not share any personal information anywhere in the website. You can read more about your privacy controls here.
- Be kind to others and any use of foul or abusive language is strictly prohibited.
- Do not spam the community with self promotional posts.
- Do not spam other community members with excessive friend requests and personal messages.
- Do not consider any information in the forum as medical opinion.
Read other community guidelines and terms & conditions here.