Uterine leiomyosarcoma

What is leiomyosarcoma of the uterus? Uterine leiomyosarcoma is a type of uterine cancer. The tumour starts from specialized smooth muscle cells normally found in a part of the uterus called the myometrium. Most patients are over the age of 50 years at the time of diagnosis. What are the symptoms of uterine leiomyosarcoma? Symptoms of …
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What is a leiomyosarcoma? Leiomyosarcoma is a type of cancer made up of specialized smooth muscle cells. It is part of a group of cancers called sarcomas. Most leiomyosarcomas occur in adults. Leiomyosarcoma can arise anywhere smooth muscle cells are normally found. However, the most common locations for this tumour are the arms and legs (extremities), …
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