Fibrosarcoma is a form of sarcoma or a very dominated kind of cell type, which is a malignant fibroblast. It mostly happens in animals but is seen in human beings too. Symptoms of the same include a lump, along with swelling, broken bones and increased urinary frequency too. Those suffering from the same would note that it is quite similar to the sarcoma of the bone.
HOW IS FIBROSARCOMA DIAGNOSED?
In order to diagnose fibrosarcoma, a doctor will take the patient's medical history and will conduct a thorough physical exam. Blood tests will be performed to rule out other conditions and to identify cancer markers. The other tests to confirm the diagnosis are x ray, CT scan, MRI, angiograms and biopsies.
HOW IS FIBROSARCOMA TREATED?
Treatment for Fibrosarcoma depends on the correct diagnosis of the tumor and the stage of growth. Surgical resection is the standard treatment for Fibrosarcoma of the bone. Limb salvage surgery is another option being considered to treat Fibrosarcoma
DID YOU KNOW?
Approximately 5% of all primary bone sarcomas are Fibrosarcoma