LIPOSARCOMA & FIBROSARCOMA - History of Genetics

LIPOSARCOMA

Liposarcoma is one of the rare types of cancer developing in the fatty tissues of the body, most commonly seen in the regions such as abdomen, thighs and behind the knees; can also spread to other parts of the body including the organs. There is no known cause but certain risk factors may increase a person's chances of developing this cancer, including genetics and previous exposure to radiation or toxic chemicals. Here mutations occur sporadically (at random) or are acquired over a person's lifetime, not inherited from parents.

The generalized symptoms seen in case of liposarcoma includes: -