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View in Spanish: Sarcoma de tejido blando en adultos en estadio IV

Stage IV adult soft tissue sarcoma ( uh-DULTTIH-shoo sar-KOH-muh)
Cancer of soft tissue (muscle, fat, fibrous tissue, blood vessels, or other supporting tissue of the body) that has spread to nearby lymph nodes or to other parts of the body. The tumor may be any size and any grade (a measure of how quickly the tumor is likely to grow and spread).

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.