A patient presents to his family doctor with a 4 cm mass that has been stable. How would you first try to determine if it was superficial?
Ewing Family Tumour is characterized by the following:
A 12 year old boy presents with a painful anterior knee. It is worse after exercise, and has gradually been getting worse for several months now. Examination shows a hard swelling around the distal femur, and he located the pain just superior to his patella. The best next step is:
A 35 year old man presents to his family doctor with a fast growing, 15 cm soft tissue mass in his right thigh. He has noticed it for three months. You examine him and think the lesion is deep. What is the next best step?
A patient undergoes treatment including 5000cGy of external beam radiation and wide resection surgery for a large, deep high grade soft tissue sarcoma in the thigh. There is no evidence of metastases. How will you counsel the patient?
Soft Tissue Sarcomas:
Giant Cell Tumour of Bone:
Referring to the causation of sarcomas: