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A fibrosarcoma is a cancerous tumor that originates in the connective tissue found at the ends of bones of the arm or legs, and then spreads to other surrounding soft tissues. Soft tissues include:
Fibrosarcoma most commonly affects either a lower leg or arm. There are generally two forms of this disease:
What causes fibrosarcoma?
The exact cause of fibrosarcoma and other soft tissue tumors is not entirely understood. However, studies have indicated that genetic alterations may be involved.
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