Sarcomas are cancerous tumors that grow in muscles, fat, joints, nerves or blood vessels. Though they are rare, occurring in only 30 cases out of a million people, they can be very serious, and should be treated immediately.
Medical researchers have connected soft tissue sarcomas to exposure chemicals, high-dose radiation, viral infections, and genetic abnormalities. In most cases, however, the cause is unknown.
The physicians at University Foot and Ankle Institute are experts at identifying masses of the foot and ankle. We have the latest technologies available to ensure an accurate diagnose and proper treatment selection.