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Paediatric Soft Tissue Tumour


Soft tissue sarcomas are a group of cancers that develop in the soft tissues surrounding, connecting or supporting the body’s structures and organs. These tissues include muscles, joints, tendons, fat, …

Risk Factors

Some inherited genetic conditions such as:

  • Familial adenomatous polyposis

  • Neurofibromatosis type 1

  • Li-Fraumeni syndrome

Signs and Symptoms

Soft tissue sarcomas are rare. The signs of soft tissue sarcoma depend on the location of tumour and type of disease. These may vary from child to child.


Most commonly used imaging tool for diagnosis and treatment planning in soft tissue sarcomas is a contrast MRI of affected area.


Your child’s treatment for soft tissue sarcoma will be customized and carefully planned. It may include one or more of the following. This depends on several factors including:


  • What are the most commonly occurring soft tissue sarcoma in children?
  • Are all paediatric soft tissue tumours cancerous?

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