Malignant neoplasm of bone, muscle, skin and joint

Other Names:
Malignant neoplasm of connective tissue
Cancer of the joints
Cancer of cartilage
Malignant neoplasm of muscles

Tissues affected by cancers include bone (osteosarcoma), joints, cartilage, bursa, synovial membrane, ligaments, blood vessels, fascia, skin and tendon sheath. Some of the main sarcomas are: leimyosarcoma, myxosarcoma, myosarcoma, lymphangiosarcoma, haemangiosarcoma, fibrosarcoma, liposarcoma and rhabdomyosarcoma. The cancers of the skin include carcinomas as well.



Facial disfigurement
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
03.10.2019 – 03:37 CEST