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 for liposarcoma

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Compare treatments taken by people with liposarcoma

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Who has liposarcoma on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 38 say liposarcoma is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 3
40s 4
50s 14
60s 15
70+ 7
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 5
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 17
Female 28

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 9
Not Diagnosed 1

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