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What Is Retroperitoneal Sarcoma Cancer?

Sarcoma is a rare cancer that develops in the connective tissuesmusclebonenervescartilagetendonsblood vessels and the fatty and fibrous tissues.

Retroperitoneal Sarcoma occur in the retroperitoneum. The retroperitoneum is deep in the abdomen (tummy) and pelvis, behind the abdominal lining, where organs such as the major blood vesselskidneyspancreas and bladder are located.

The main types of sarcoma that occur in the retroperitoneum are:

  • Liposarcoma – cancer of the fatty tissues
  • Leiomyosarcoma – cancer of the involuntary muscle
  • Other less common types in the retroperitoneum include solitary fibrous tumorpleomorphic sarcomamalignant nerve sheath tumorsynovial sarcoma and Ewing’s sarcoma.


Symptoms of retroperitoneal sarcomas can vary depending on the size and location of your tumor. They may include:

  • A noticeable lump in the abdomen
  • Increase in abdominal girth
  • Dull pain in the abdomen or back
  • Intense abdominal pain with bleeding

If you’ve been diagnosed with Retroperitoneal Sarcoma cancer, Dr.Ashish Pokharkar provides the best Retroperitoneal Sarcoma cancer treatment in Pimpri Chinchwad (pcmc)

Dr. Ashish Pokharkar - Retroperitoneal Sarcoma Cancer Specialist in Pimpri Chinchwad (PCMC)

Dr.ashish pokharkar | Cancer surgeon in pune | Cancer Specialist In Pune | Cancer Doctor in Pune

Dr. Ashish B Pokharkar is a Retroperitoneal Sarcoma cancer specialist and cancer surgeon in Pimpri Chinchwad (PCMC). He has been trained in general surgery from BJ medical college and Sassoon Hospital, Pune. After completing graduation, he completed his super specialization in cancer surgery and received MCh degree from the eminent and prestigious Tata memorial hospital, Mumbai. After passing MCh he was selected for a fellowship in minimally invasive and robotic Oncosurgery from Tata Memorial Hospital.

He is one of few surgeons who do minimally invasive complex laparoscopic & robotic surgeries. He is known for his empathic attitude towards cancer patients. He strongly believes in ethical and evidence-based medicine which is a core part of his practice.

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