What is Rhabdomyosarcoma?

it is a connective tissue tumor of the skeletal muscles. common forms of the tumor are namely embryonal or alveolar rhabdomysarcoma. it a malignant tumor common in younger age groups. diagnosed histologically from a biopsy specimen. it has histologic variants. treated by chemotherapy, radiotherapy or surgically

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My son has been treated for rhabdomyosarcoma for two years . what type of clinical trial would be best for his type of cancer? The cancer keeps...

doctor1 MD

Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern.
Treatment of rabdomyosarcoma depends on stage, spread and location. In...

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3 year old granddaughter has a large lump above her ankle. First of the year it was so tiny it had to be pointed out on x-ray. Now it has grown so...

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Rhabdomyosarcoma is possible.

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Thank you for the query.

Can you please attach her last x-ray? This will allow...

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my granddaughter is 21 months old. just had rhabdomyosarcoma tumor was really rapid growing. had on uterus, phil.tube and ovary. was removed about...

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It's very unfortunate that your granddaughter had rhabdomyosarcoma.

Rhabdomyosarcoma is a soft tissue tumor which usually arises from muscles...

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