Liposarcoma

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What is liposarcoma?

Liposarcomas are malignant (cancerous) tumors that develop in fatty tissue which connect, support, or surround other structures and organs of the body. It commonly develops in the thigh, behind the knee, and inside the back of the abdomen.The tumor can impinges on other structures causing pain.

Common symptoms reported by people with liposarcoma

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with liposarcoma

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Votrient)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
liposarcoma (1)

Data from patients with liposarcoma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with liposarcoma

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Votrient)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
chronic fatigue
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
liposarcoma (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with liposarcoma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has liposarcoma on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 3
40s 3
50s 13
60s 14
70+ 5
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 15
Female 25

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 7
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from liposarcoma patients who have completed their condition history
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