Demographics

BMUS: Soft Tissue Sarcomas
 
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VIIIA.B.2.3
BMUS: Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Lead Author(s): 

William G. Ward SR, MD
Robert M. Corey, MD

Supporting Author(s): 

Sylvia I. Watkins-Castillo, PhD

While soft tissue sarcomas can be found among all ages, the incidence increases after the age of 55 years. Once a person reaches age 85 years or older, the incidence of diagnosis drops sharply. Males are diagnosed with soft tissue sarcomas at a slightly higher age than females. Blacks are diagnosed an average of 10 years earlier than those who are White. (Reference Table 8A.3.1 PDF CSV, Table 8A.3.2 PDF CSV, and Table 8A.2.1 PDF CSV)

Age Distribution of Soft Tissue Sarcomas at Time of Diagnosis, United States 2006-2010

Edition: 

  • 2014

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