Soft tissue sarcoma

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Medical Definition of Soft tissue sarcoma

Soft tissue sarcoma: A malignant tumor that begins in the muscle, fat, fibrous tissue, blood vessels, or other "soft" supporting tissues of the body. Soft tissue sarcomas do not originate in bone or cartilage.


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Reviewed on 5/13/2016

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