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And if I have soft tissue sarcoma, what are the symptoms? Readers are interested in the symptoms.
sarcoma in dogs
i would like to know how much time my dog my have to live she has a tumor the size of a soft ball on her hind quarter. the vet says it is to avasive to operate and has givin me pain meds for her. three months ago we were told it was just a ball of fat and not to worry. it has grown double since then, and she is having trouble walking
thanks kathy —Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 23:58, 16 September 2007 (UTC)
my name is Vickie and I was just diagnosed with sarcoma. The mass was in the abdomen and was 26cm. I am concerned about what my chances of this reoccuring and is there anything I can do so it does not come back. The doctors said there is a high chance of the tumor coming back since it was graded G3. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 20:59, 26 January 2008 (UTC)
Wikipedia's external links policy and the specific guidelines for medicine-related articles do not permit the inclusion of external links to non-encyclopedic material, particularly including internet chat boards and e-mail discussion groups. Because I realize that most normal editors haven't spent much time with these policies, please let me provide specific information from the guidelines:
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Wikipedia is an encyclopedia, and while it may occasionally be useful to patients or their families, it is not an advertising opportunity for support groups. Please do not re-insert links that do not conform to the standard rules. Any editor, BTW, is welcome to read all of the rules and perform an "audit" in the remaining links. Thanks, WhatamIdoing (talk) 21:13, 16 April 2008 (UTC)
ref 4 redirects to http://news.cancerconnect.com/
That link is not helpful. Probably it redirects because the linked article doesn't exist anymore on cancerconsultants.com.
I'm taking away the section about "notable experts" as it lists only one person and doesn't really add anything of value (it's also very unusual to have paragraphs like that on Wikipedia). Feel free to reintroduce it in an expanded form if you disagree. 188.8.131.52 (talk) 16:10, 14 September 2016 (UTC)