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- n. A cancerous tumor of skeletal muscle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tumor having the characteristics of a sarcoma and of a rhabdomyoma.
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- n. a highly malignant neoplasm derived from striated muscle
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It's called rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare soft tissue cancer.
Opponents of BNL pointed out that levels of soft tissue cancers and rare diseases such as rhabdomyosarcoma were extraordinarily higher adjacent to the water recharge area near the lab.
Other cancers -- In rare cases, patients with nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS) develop other cancers, such as rhabdomyosarcoma and Wilms’ tumor (cancer of the kidneys)
Although the study focused on patients with sarcomas such as rhabdomyosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma, Spunt said the results will likely change neutropenia treatment for all childhood cancer patients get growth factor support during their therapy, "Spunt explained.
Sometimes very high doses of chemotherapyare necessary to wipe out rhabdomyosarcoma tumors that have become resistant to standard doses.
How do we diagnose rhabdomyosarcoma in your child?
But early diagnosis is important, because rhabdomyosarcoma spreads quickly.
What are the signs and symptoms of rhabdomyosarcoma?
Surgery is the most common treatment for rhabdomyosarcoma.
Bone marrow transplantationis another type of treatment that is being studied for recurrent rhabdomyosarcoma.