Rate of growth depends on the site and type of sarcoma
How fast does sarcoma grow?
Sarcoma has to be treated by surgical excision if it is in the early stage / local disease. If it is not removed surgically, it can spread to local surrounding organs or other organs.
Sarcoma is a connective tissue tumor mainly. It is of different histological origin like from bones, muscles , cartilage etc. The rate of growth of tumor size also depends on the tumor grade and biological behavior. You need to show the reports to oncologist and Imaging on regular intervals to assess the growth rate
Usually sarcomas grow aggressively. Exact type of sarcoma, stage at diagnosis & previous treatment details are required to comment
Sarcomas are wide variety of soft tissue/bone tumors. Few can be very slow growing over many years (Like low grade sarcomas), whereas few are very fast growing (Like pleomorphic sarcomas, osteosarcomas).
The growth rate of sarcomas depends on the grade. A low grade sarcoma is a slow growing Tumor which may take even an year to reach 5cm or less. On the other hand, a high grade sarcoma not only increases rapidly in size, it can also spread to other organs, like lung, very fast
What is the Chemotherapy Cost in India?
The Chemotherapy cost in India is quite affordable compared to other developed countries. However, the price also depends on the type and stage of cancer, the quantity of dosage and the root of chemotherapy administered, On this page, you will get to know cost estimate for types of chemotherapy, added costs, pre-operative and post-operative costs.
What is Chemotherapy?
Chemotherapy is a drug treatment in which strong chemicals (anti-cancer drugs) are administered to slow-down and stop the growth of fast-growing cancerous cells in your body. Cancer cells grow and multiply rapidly than other body cells hence chemo is the most often and finest way to treat cancer.
What to expect while having chemotherapy?
Prior to your chemotherapy, it is quite normal to feel worried or anxious. The process of chemotherapy takes place in three steps; before, during and after chemotherapy. At the time of your chemotherapy, a team of extensively trained medical professionals works together to give you the finest possible care.