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Datamonitor Healthcare Oncology: Sarcoma Market Spotlight
December 14, 2018Sarcomas are a group of rare cancers of the connective tissues, which include the blood vessels, nerves, muscles, deep skin tissue, fat, bones, and cartilage. Sarcomas usually affect the legs, trunk, and arms, but can also occur in the intestines, stomach and behind the abdomen, and in the reproductive system of women; 60% of sarcomas start in the arms and legs, 30% in the abdomen or torso, and 10% in the head or neck. They are rare in adults, constituting approximately 1% of all adult cancers, while in children, sarcomas account for about 15% of cancers.
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