Bone and Soft Tissue Tumour Service

Soft tissue sarcoma

This page gives you information about soft tissue sarcomas and their treatment.

What are soft tissue sarcomas?

Soft tissue sarcomas are rare malignant tumours that arise anywhere in the body from soft tissue such as muscles or fat. 

Treatment usually involves surgical removal of the tumour, which is very often followed by radiotherapy. 

Some patients also benefit from chemotherapy. 

More information

You can find more information about our services in the bone and soft tissue tumour service webpages.

Web links

You can get more information about soft tissue sarcoma at:

Alternatively, your consultant or specialist nurse will be happy to talk to you.

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