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Sarcoma - Symptoms

In the early stages, patients with sarcomas may not have any noticeable symptoms. In later stages, symptoms may include:

  • Weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Prolonged fever
  • Long-lasting bone pain
  • Noticeable lumps, masses or growths • Swelling in the arms or legs that get worse at night • Symptoms related to the site of sarcoma such as fullness upon eating, indigestion, and gastric pain when a stomach sarcoma is present, or bleeding from the vagina when a uterus sarcoma is present

When to see a doctor:

  • Noticeable lumps, masses or growths
  • Painless masses that become painful
  • Masses or growths that increase in size
  • Masses larger than a golf ball (around 5cm)
  • If a child has bone pain that does not get better and that did not occur as a result of injury
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