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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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.

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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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

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

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The terms "Liposarcoma" returned 450 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[An exceptional association between retroperitoneal dedifferentiated liposarcoma and well differentiated pericolonic liposarcoma: about a case].
 

Author(s): Mohamed Sinaa

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Liposarcoma is an extremely rare malignant adipose mesenchymal tumor. World Health Organization classifies liposarcomas into five subtypes: well differentiated, myxoid, pleomorphic, dedifferentiated and mixed. The association between multiple and synchronous location of several subtypes ...

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2017

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[Undifferentiated liver liposarcoma: about a case].
 

Author(s): Hanane Benzaid, Ahmed Elhankari, Leila Jroundi

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Liposarcoma is a rare malignant mesenchymal tumor usually located in the retroperitoneal space. Hepatic location is extremely rare, few cases have been reported in the literature. We report the case of a 58 year old patient presenting with abdominal pain and the presence of a palpable ...

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2017

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Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma of Sigmoid Mesocolon - A Case Report.
 

Author(s): Silviu Constantinoiu, Ion-Florin Achim, Oana-Eliza Cretu, Tatiana Dumitru, Adrian Constantin, Simona Enache, Ioan Nicolae Mates,

Journal: Chirurgia (Bucur). ;111(4):330-6.

 

Dedifferentiated liposarcoma is a liposarcoma that contains a well-differentiated liposarcoma component juxtaposed to areas of high-grade non-lipogenic sarcoma and was believed to occur from well-differentiated liposarcoma after several years. Dedifferentiated liposarcoma most commonly ...

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2016

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Liposarcoma" returned 39 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Complete response of a recurrent-metastatic liposarcoma with dedifferentiated histological features following the administration of trabectedin and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Tulay Kus, Gokmen Aktas, Mehmet Emin Kalender, Ediz Tutar, Esra Ulker, Celaletdin Camci

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;11(4):974-6.

 

The present case report defines a rare case of a liposarcoma with bone metastasis resulting in a complete remission (CR) following trabectedin treatment. The patient was referred with abdominal swelling and pain. A retroperitoneal mass was detected and described as dedifferentiated ...

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2016

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Paratesticular liposarcoma of the spermatic cord: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Andrei Pănuş, Cristian Meşină, Iancu Emil Pleşea, Petru Octavian Drăgoescu, Nicolae Turcitu, Cătălin Maria, Paul Ioan Tomescu

Journal: Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2015 ;56(3):1153-7.

 

Spermatic cord liposarcoma is a rare medical condition and liposarcomas are most commonly found in the retroperitoneum, in the extremities and less often in the head and the neck area. The spermatic cord is a rare site of origin, accounting for about 3-7% of all liposarcomas. We report ...

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2015

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The emerging roles and therapeutic potential of microRNAs (miRs) in liposarcoma.
 

Author(s): Ranran Sun, Jacson K Shen, Edwin Choy, Zujiang Yu, Francis J Hornicek, Zhenfeng Duan

Journal: Discov Med. 2015 Nov;20(111):311-24.

 

Liposarcoma (LPS) is a common subtype of soft tissue sarcoma and accounts for approximately 20% of adult sarcomas. Despite the progress in diagnosis and treatment of LPS, there is still a high mortality rate due to local recurrence or metastasis. The mechanisms underlying the development ...

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Last Updated: 1 Mar 2017

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Selinexor in Advanced Liposarcoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma

 

Last Updated: 6 Apr 2017

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