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Rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal 1

Rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal 1: Introduction

Rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal 1: A type of cancer that arises from rhabdomyoblasts which are immature muscle cells. The tumors can occur arise from muscle tissue almost anywhere in the body but in the embryonal form, tends to occur primarily in the head, neck and genitourinary areas. Symptoms depend on size and location of the tumor. There are two subtypes of this cancer with main difference lying in the genetic origin of the disease. Type 1 is linked to a defect on chromosome 11p15.5. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal 1 is available below.

Symptoms of Rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal 1

Treatments for Rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal 1

  • Surgery - with aim for complete excision with clear margins
  • Chemotherapy - role controversial in adults, but neo-adjuvant chemotherapy in childhood rhabdomyosarcoma has a proven role
  • Radiotherapy -used as adjuvant therapy post operatively, especially for high grade sarcomas
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal 1

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Rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal 1 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal 1, or a subtype of Rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal 1, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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More information about Rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal 1

  1. Rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal 1: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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