Liposarcoma

Common Name(s)

Liposarcoma

Liposarcoma is a tumor that arises from fat tissue.  This tumor often occurs in the thigh, behind the knee, or in the abdomen, but it can be found in other parts of the body.  Because a liposarcoma may grow into surrounding tissues or organs, it is considered a malignant tumor.
 

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Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Sarcoma Alliance

The Sarcoma Alliance strives to improve the lives of people affected by sarcoma through accurate diagnosis, improved access to care, guidance, education and support.

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Liposarcoma" for support, advocacy or research.

Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

http://www.CancerHopeNetwork.org

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Sarcoma Alliance

The Sarcoma Alliance strives to improve the lives of people affected by sarcoma through accurate diagnosis, improved access to care, guidance, education and support.

http://sarcomaalliance.org

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Liposarcoma" returned 453 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Comparison of retroperitoneal liposarcoma extending into the inguinal canal and inguinoscrotal liposarcoma.
 

Author(s): Jinsoo Rhu, Chan Woo Cho, Kyo Won Lee, Hyojun Park, Jae Berm Park, Yoon-La Choi, Sung Joo Kim

Journal: Can J Surg. 2017 Dec;60(6):399-407.

 

This study was designed to analyze differences between retroperitoneal liposarcoma (RLPS) extending into the inguinal canal and inguinoscrotal liposarcoma.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Myxoid Liposarcoma Originating In The Anterior Mediastinum.
 

Author(s): Mohammad Harisullah Khan, Ramsha Kashif, Hamza Abdur Rahim Khan, Saulat Hasnain Fatimi

Journal: J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. ;28(4):818-820.

 

Myxoid liposarcomas of the head and neck are mostly metastatic in nature, with the primary lesion usually in lower extremities or retroperitoneum. Primary mediastinal liposarcomas are even rarer. Although there have been previous cases reporting their incidence, there is no evidence ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Metastatic paratesticular liposarcoma].
 

Author(s): Otheman Fahsi, Adil Kallat, Hicham Ouazize, Hamza Dergamoun, Hachem El Sayegh, Ali Iken, Lounis Benslimane, Yassine Nouini

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We report the dramatic case of a 18-year old patient with immediately metastatic round cells paratesticular liposarcoma. It is a rare tumor that develops in the fatty tissue surrounding the testicle and the spermatic cord. Clinical and radiological signs are nonspecific and diagnosis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Liposarcoma" returned 45 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pleomorphic liposarcoma: An analysis of 6 case reports and literature review.
 

Author(s): Lianwei Wang, Runlan Luo, Zuming Xiong, Jinming Xu, Dengyang Fang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Feb;97(8):e9986.

 

Pleomorphic liposarcoma (PLS), is a rare subtype of liposarcoma, and is considered to be of the highest malignancy grade.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Relapsed Pleomorphic Liposarcoma with Mediastinal Metastasis: A Case Report 
and Review of the Literature].
 

Author(s): Jinghao Liu, Zuoqing Song, Renwang Liu, Minghui Liu, Dian Ren, Qinghua Zhou, Jun Chen

Journal: Zhongguo Fei Ai Za Zhi. 2017 May;20(5):361-365.

 

Metastatic pleomorphic liposarcoma in the mediastinum is rare, and the current treatments are most of the times ineffective. We hereby report a case with relapsed pleomorphic liposarcoma adjacent to the psoas major muscle and with mediastinal metastasis, to discuss the clinical features ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Recurrence of Well Differentiated Intrascrotal Liposarcoma in Retroperitoneum Five Years after Resection : A Case Report].
 

Author(s): Mitsuhiro Yoshinaga, Yosuke Sekii, Shigeaki Nakazawa, Masahiro Nakagawa, Hidefumi Kishikawa, Kenji Nishimura

Journal: Hinyokika Kiyo. 2017 Jan;63(1):25-29.

 

A 68-year-old man underwent an inguinal orchiectomy for a right testicular tumor and the pathological diagnosis was atypical lipomatous tumor. Nine years later, a resection procedure was performed for local recurrence. Five years after that second surgery, abdominal computed tomography ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Ph II Cabazitaxel DD Liposarcoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma

 

Last Updated: 30 Mar 2018

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Selinexor in Advanced Liposarcoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma

 

Last Updated: 31 Mar 2018

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