A set of five purple ribbon cards.


Leiomyosarcoma is a rare cancer of the soft tissues of smooth muscle cells. This type of cancer is most common in the:

  • uterus
  • small intestine
  • stomach
  • abdomen

  • About 1 in 100,000 people is diagnosed with LMS each year. Leiomyosarcoma is one of the more common types of soft-tissue sarcoma, representing 10 percent to 20 percent of new cases. (Leiomyosarcoma of the bone is more rare.) Sarcoma is rare, consisting of only 1 percent of cancer cases in adults.

    Source of information: www.mayoclinic.org

    I make these cards in honor of my dear lifetime friend Tina, who was diagnosed in 2017. She’s a fighter and a survivor, and was so helpful to me during my first round of treatments. I’m so proud of you friend!