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Atypical lipomatous tumour

What is an atypical lipomatous tumour? An atypical lipomatous tumour (ALT) is a type of cancer made up of fat. It is part of a group of cancers called sarcomas. Atypical lipomatous tumours can start anywhere in the body but the most common location for this tumour is the abdomen. Another name for this tumour …
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Well differentiated liposarcoma

What is a well differentiated liposarcoma? Well differentiated liposarcoma is a type of cancer made up of fat. It is part of a group of cancers called sarcomas. Well differentiated liposarcoma can start anywhere in the body but the most common location for this tumour is the abdomen. Another name for this tumour is an …
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Dedifferentiated liposarcoma

What is dedifferentiated liposarcoma? Liposarcoma is a type of cancer made up of abnormal fat cells. It is part of a group of cancers called sarcomas. Sarcomas are cancers that develop from mesenchymal tissues which include nerves, fat, muscle, blood vessels, tendons, ligaments, bone and cartilage. Dedifferentiated liposarcoma is an aggressive type of cancer that …
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Intramuscular lipoma

What is an intramuscular lipoma? Intramuscular lipomas are non-cancerous tumours made up of fat. These tumours develop deep inside a muscle and they may feel like a lump. Often, intramuscular lipomas are not well separated from the surrounding normal muscle which can make it challenging for your surgeon to remove the tumour completely. What is …
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Lipoma

What is a lipoma? A lipoma is a non-cancerous tumour made up of fat cells. Since we have fat everywhere in our bodies, lipomas can occur just about anywhere. But most lipomas occur just under our skin where they feel like a soft lump. Fat The human body is made up of many different types …
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