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Sarcoma is cancer. 

Every day 15 people in the UK are diagnosed with sarcoma. It's more common than we think.

Sarcomas are cancers that can develop anywhere in the body, including the muscle, bone, tendons, blood vessels and fatty tissues.

Just over half of those with sarcoma will live more than five years after their diagnosis.

Sarcomas are usually found by a patient when a lump appears on the leg, arm or trunk. The majority of people are diagnosed when their sarcoma is about the size of a baked bean tin (10cm).

Half of all sarcomas  diagnosed in the UK are in people aged 55 or older.

Sarcoma is cancer. 

Sarcoma UK is a national charity that funds research, offers support and campaigns for better treatments. Our Support Line is open to everyone who wants to ask questions about sarcoma.

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