Symptoms

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The symptoms of soft tissue sarcoma depend on the part of the body that is affected.  The main symptom is a lump or swelling. The lump may or may not cause pain. The lump may get bigger.

Other symptoms may appear such as pain or weakness if the tumour grows and presses on nearby parts of the body such as:

  • organs
  • tissues
  • nerves
  • blood vessels.

These symptoms will vary, depending on where in the body the tumour has formed.

Most lumps are not cancer, however if you are concerned about any of the symptoms above then get them checked by your GP.  The earlier cancer is found the better.