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Sarcomas are malignant tumors that can occur in bone or soft tissue in the body. An abdominal sarcoma can grow inside the GI tract, abdominal wall or retroperitoneum. Diagnosis and treatment for abdominal sarcoma cancer require extensive oncological expertise and surgical skill to remove the tumor. Dr. Dmitri Alden is a world-renowned oncological surgeon with many years of experience in abdominal sarcoma treatment and diagnosis.

Symptoms of Abdominal Sarcoma Cancer

Soft tissue sarcomas are a rare form of cancer, only accounting for an estimated 1% of cancer cases. In the early stages, abdominal sarcoma will likely have no symptoms. Most abdominal sarcomas are painless masses that progressively grow larger. As they begin to gain size, patients may experience some noticeable symptoms. These can include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Unexpected weight loss
  • Fatigue
  • Blood – vomiting blood, blood in stool
  • Protruding mass in abdomen

Abdominal sarcoma most commonly affects adults, not children. Exposure to certain chemicals or radiation can increase risk, as well as some genetic conditions. Types of soft tissue sarcomas that may occur in the abdomen include gastrointestinal stromal tumors, liposarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, angiosarcoma and other tumors in the blood vessels or abdominal tissues. Each is unique and may impact different tissues within the abdominal cavity, requiring a customized treatment plan for tumor removal.

Removing Abdominal Tumors

Dr. Dmitri Alden has a stellar reputation for utilizing advanced methods in abdominal cancer treatment. Once he diagnoses abdominal sarcoma in his patient, he will determine the best treatment plan. Many sarcoma tumors will need to be surgically removed, requiring the expertise of a highly skilled oncological surgeon. Dr. Alden and his colleagues are world-renowned in their fields, offering the best possible outcomes for their patients with sarcoma cancer of the abdomen.

Abdominal sarcoma cancer is an invasive and rare form of malignant tumor. If you have symptoms of soft tissue sarcoma or you have already been diagnosed, contact the office of Dr. Dmitri Alden in New York City to schedule your consultation. Dr. Alden is a seasoned oncological surgeon who specializes in the abdominal organs and performing highly complex abdominal surgery.

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