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a malignant neoplasm composed of carcinoma and sarcoma extensively intermixed

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The prognosis for cutaneous carcinosarcoma appears to be better than the prognosis for its visceral counterparts.
Genomic analyses of gynaecologic carcinosarcomas reveal frequent mutations in chromatin remodelling genes, Sian Jones, Nicolas Stransky, Christine L.
Carcinosarcoma of the ovary: 19 years of prospective data from a single center.
Carcinosarcoma is a rare neoplasm with both malignant epithelial and malignant mesenchymal components.
Entitled "Phase II trial of adjuvant pelvic radiation 'sandwiched' in combination paclitaxel and carboplatin in women with uterine papillary serious carcinoma" and "Phase II trial of adjuvant pelvic radiation 'sandwiched' between ifosfamide or ifosfamide plus cisplatin in women with uterine carcinosarcoma," the studies were recently published in the journal, Gynecologic Oncology.
Current treatments for uterine carcinosarcoma remain limited and are often poorly tolerated," said Carol Aghajanian, M.
The various terminologies (sarcomatoid carcinoma, carcinosarcoma, pseudosarcoma, pseudosarcomatous squamous cell carcinoma, spindle cell carcinoma, and polypoid carcinoma) reflect the uncertain histogenesis of this tumor.
The diagnosis of carcinosarcoma is based on light microscopy, except for those cases in which the rhabdomyosarcomatous component is poorly differentiated and not recognizable morphologically.
A metastasis with a firm or hard consistency, resembling that of bone or cartilage, often suggests the diagnostic possibility of osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, and other matrix-producing tumors, such as ossifying myxoid tumor of soft parts, teratoma, and carcinosarcoma arising in long bones or other skeletal primary sites.
Five categories of metaplastic breast carcinoma were described,22 including squamous cell carcinoma, spindle cell carcinoma, matrix-producing carcinoma, carcinosarcoma, and metaplastic carcinoma with osteoclastic giant cells.
Five subtypes are recognized: pleomorphic carcinoma, spindle cell carcinoma, giant cell carcinoma, carcinosarcoma, and pulmonary blastoma.
4) Malignant mixed tumors of the salivary glands can be classified as carcinoma arising in PA (also known as carcinoma ex PA; CaExPA), "benign" metastasizing PA, and carcinosarcoma (true malignant mixed tumor).
Exploration of new radiation techniques and of chemotherapeutic regimens with new drugs is required for the treatment of carcinosarcoma of the gall bladder because conventional chemotherapy and radiotherapy do not increase patient survival.
This month marks an important milestone for our mTOR inhibitor as we recognize the fourth anniversary of ongoing treatment for the first patient dosed with AP23573 - a patient with metastatic carcinosarcoma.