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Pleomorphic Liposarcoma

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I have just been diagnosed with this disease. Could someone tell me what to expect or anything about it? Thanks in advace teri

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I was diagnosed with this cancer at age 40 in 1999. Right knee. Radical surgery followed by 35 radiation treatments. Leg now looks goofy but works fine. I am willing to share any information that may be of benefit to you. Let me know! Kelvin

Santi Jain
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Hello there,

My father just had a surgery for a malignant tumor which doctors say is Pleomorphic Liposarcoma. Below is the Biopsy report, I do not know what it is and what I need to do now. I consulted two doctors, and they have two different views. Can you please advise and help.


Right Adrenal Spindle cell tumor

Right adrenal mass

Received modular mass, weigh 1.6kg measuring 22*14*12cm . External surface is smooth and congested. Cut surface yellowish tissue with areas of hemorrhage. Adrenal gland identified at one pole.

Sections studied from various levels show a highly cellular lesion composed of spindle shaped cells with elongated vesicular nuclei, moderate nuclear pleomorphism. Frequent mitotic figures are seen 12-14/10. There are scattered giant cells in a myxoid background. Tumor is well circumscribed. Areas of necrosis are seen.

High Grade Sarcoma
Features are suggestive of Pleomorphic Liposarcoma.

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