Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in children. There are two types of the condition, one with expanding tumors and the other with tumors that do not grow in size. 

    Rhabdomyosarcoma can appear in the:

  • Bone marrow
  • Genitals
  • Reproductive organs
  • Eyes
  • Head and neck
  • Extremities

    Symptoms of rhabdomyosarcoma include:

  • Pain
  • Development of a painless mass
  • Bladder or bowel difficulties
  • Menstrual problems
  • Upper respiratory problems
  • Bone pain
  • Anemia

    Treatments include:

  • Surgery
  • Radiation
  • Chemotherapy