Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Kaposi’s sarcoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, fibromatosis [desmoid tumor], and sarcoma arising from the dura mater, brain, parenchymatous organs, or hollow viscera are not included
  • American Joint Committee on Cancer

Summary of Changes

Angiosarcoma and malignant mesenchymoma are no longer included in the list of histologic types for this site.

Gastrointestinal stromal tumor and Ewing’s sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor have been added to the list of histologic types for this site.

Fibrosarcoma grade I has been replaced by fibromatosis (desmoid tumor) in the list of histologic types not included in this site.

G 1–2, T2b, NO MO tumors have been reclassified as Stage I rather than Stage II disease.


Soft Tissue Sarcoma Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Synovial Sarcoma Desmoid Tumor Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • American Joint Committee on Cancer
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  1. 1.Executive OfficeChicagoUSA

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