Symptoms of spindle cell sarcoma in women include a lump, trouble breathing, pain or discomfort in the affected area, and swelling, notes WebMD. Spindle cell sarcoma is not a specific cancer diagnosis but a descriptive term used to describe the shape of the cells, notes the American Cancer Society.
Sarcoma is a rare cancer that occurs in the body's connective tissues, states WebMD. The tumors can appear anywhere but most often form in the arms and legs. They are hard to find, and the first symptom for both men and women is typically a painless lump. Other symptoms may appear as it grows, such as discomfort from the tumor pressing against a nerve or muscle.