Pediatric bone sarcomas are cancerous tumors that originate in or around the bones in children. They are most frequently found in the long bones of the extremities, but can also occur in the pelvis, ribs, and spine. There are different types of pediatric bone sarcomas and treatments vary depending on the location, severity, and type of the tumors.
Soft tissue sarcoma is a form of cancer that originates in the soft tissues including the muscle, fat, nerves, blood vessels, tendons, and linings of the joints. It commonly occurs in the legs, abdomen, and arms.
Musculoskeletal tumors are masses or lumps of tissue that develop in or spread to the musculoskeletal system as a result of abnormal and uncontrollable cell division. The musculoskeletal system includes the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and nerves.