from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A malignant bone tumor. Also called osteogenic sarcoma.
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- n. A type of cancer of the bone
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A tumor having the structure of a sarcoma in which there is a deposit of bone; sarcoma connected with bone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tumor composed of intermingled bony and sarcomatous tissue.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. malignant bone tumor; most common in children and young adults where it tends to affect the femur
If osteosarcoma is suspected based on X-rays or other imaging tests, a sample of the tumor (a biopsy) will be examined under the microscope to confirm the diagnosis.
“It’s called osteosarcoma, which is a type of bone cancer that kids get.”
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During the drug testing process, the medicine in FORTEO caused some rats to develop a bone cancer called osteosarcoma.
It ended up being a disease called osteosarcoma bone cancer, which is a rare form of mainly childhood bone cancer.
The 12-year NBA veteran from the University of Oklahoma was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, which is also known as cancer in ...
Recently, investigators found SV40 DNA in biopsy specimens obtained from patients with cancers such as mesothelioma (lung), osteosarcoma (bone) and non-Hodgkins lymphoma (lymph nodes).
Surgery remains a very important part of osteosarcoma treatment.
The most common bone tumors in children are osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma.
Before the development of chemotherapy, almost all patients with osteosarcoma died, even though the primary (original) tumor was treated with surgery.