alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma

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Synonyms for alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma

form of rhabdomyosarcoma occurring mainly in adolescents and young adults

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Consistent chromosomal translocation in alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma.
Metastatic alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma with increased serum creatinine kinase MB and cardiac Troponin T and normal cardiac troponin I.
Just three weeks after her eighth birthday in February 2014, Rebecca's family received the devastating news that their daughter's leg swelling had not been caused by a muscle tear but by alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare type of soft tissue cancer which affects only 60 children each year.
Brody has Stage 4 alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, which is a soft tissue cancer in children and occurs most often in the arms, legs and abdomen.
As well as getting chemotherapy for the cancer, metastatic alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, Hamish had surgery to remove a large tumour above his left knee.
Almost all examples of ES/ PNET and poorly differentiated SS harbored rearrangements of EWSR1 or SYT, respectively, whereas alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma was characterized by rearrangement of FOXO1A (13q14) in only 66% of cases.
The cancer, called alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMS), arises from immature skeletal muscle cells that remain partially differentiated (do not acquire all the characteristics of a mature muscle cell).
In March 2002, rare facial cancer Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma was diagnosed by doctors and managed by a six-month course of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
We describe a 53-year-old man with metastatic alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma who had a massively increased creatine kinase MB (CK-MB) mass and index.
Rebecca's family, including dad Paul and mum Tracy, was shocked to be told in February last year that the then-eightyear-old's leg swelling wasn't caused by a muscle tear, as suspected, but by alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancer so rare only 60 children are diagnosed with it each year.