Ewings sarcoma

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Ew′ing's sarco′ma

(ˈyu ɪŋz)
a malignant stem-cell bone tumor, usually occurring in the leg or pelvis of children and young adults, characterized by pain, fever, and swelling.
[after James Ewing (1866–1943), U.S. pathologist, who described it]
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Dan O'Regan was recently diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma, a rare bone cancer, and is receiving chemotherapy at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
A few isolated cases have been reported of Ewings sarcoma with no detectable rearrangement using an EWSR1 break apart probe.
Abigail is one of the faces of the appeal after being diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer - Ewings sarcoma - that has left her paralysed.