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Have You Ever Heard Of Sarcomas?

Date of Event:    July 17, 2022

These are rare cancers that develop in the supporting tissues of the body. Supporting tissues include bone, cartilage, tendons, fat and muscle.
There are 2 main types of sarcoma:
🟢 soft tissue sarcomas
🟢 bone sarcomas (also called primary bone cancer).
Depending on the type, you may have different tests and treatments.
The symptoms of sarcoma depend on the part of the body that is affected. It may cause:
🟢 pain
🟢 swelling
🟢 a lump that is getting bigger.
If you are worried about any changes to your body, talk to your GP.
Find out more about sarcomas here: 👉
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