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angiosarcoma

blood and lymph vessels

2

dermatofibrosarcoma

forms in tissue under skin (trunks and limbs)

3

epitheloid sarcoma

hands or feet of young adults (nodules)

4

ewing's sarcoma

bone sarcoma, but 1/3 is found in soft tissue (extraosseus)

5

fibrosarcoma

fibrocytes in muscles, tendons, and ligaments

6

gastrointestinal stromal tumors

GI tract walls + outside it

7

kaposi sarcoma

blood vessel or lymph (purple plaques on skin)

common w HIV

8

leiomyosarcoma

smooth muscle (stomach, intestine, and BV)

9

liposarcoma

fatty tissue

10

malignant fibrous histiocytoma

fibrous tissue (legs, abdomen)

pleomorphic undiffereiated sarcoma

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neurofibrosarcoma

peripheral nerve sheath (soft tissue) tumor

12

rhabdomyosarcoma

skeletal muscle (alveolar in limbs of teenagers, while pleomorphic in middle-age)

13

synovial sarcoma

large joints

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common side effects for sarcomas

changes in bowel and physical function