Defined as a malignant smooth tumor in the muscles, Leiomyosarcoma is a type of cancer, which affects the blood vessels, heart, liver, pancreas, uterus, skin and/or the gastrointestinal tract. Although the root cause is unknown, it is suggested that genetics are accountable for the development of such cancerous growths. The most commonly seen symptoms in people suffering from Leiomyosarcoma include fatigue, fever, weight loss, nausea and a general feeling of ill health. However, the symptoms depend and vary on the basis of the area which is affected .
HOW IS LEIOMYOSARCOMA DIAGNOSED?
Surgery with a wide margin is considered to be the most effective treatment for this condition.