rhabdomyosarcoma


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rhab•do•my•o•sar•co•ma

(ˌræb doʊˌmaɪ oʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a malignant tumor made up of striated muscle tissue.
[1895–1900]
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rhabdomyosarcoma

A rare cancer of the skeletal muscle.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rhabdomyosarcoma - a highly malignant neoplasm derived from striated muscle
embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal rhabdosarcoma - form of rhabdomyosarcoma occurring mainly in infants and children
alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, alveolar rhabdosarcoma - form of rhabdomyosarcoma occurring mainly in adolescents and young adults
pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma, pleomorphic rhabdosarcoma - form of rhabdomyosarcoma that affects limb muscles of older adults
sarcoma - a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer
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Translations

rhab·do·my·o·sar·co·ma

, rhabdosarcoma
n. rabdomiosarcoma, tumor maligno de fibras musculares estriadas que afecta gen. los músculos esqueléticos.
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rhabdomyosarcoma

n rabdomiosarcoma m rheumatic adj reumático
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Now in its 19th year, the annual 60-mile ride from Seahouses to Tynemouth has helped the couple towards their astonishing total of PS2.4m raised for rhabdomyosarcoma research over the years, and has become one of the North East's biggest charity events.
Now in its 19th year, the annual 60 mile ride from Seahouses to Tynemouth has helped the couple towards their astonishing total of PS2.4m raised for rhabdomyosarcoma research over the years, and has become one of the North East's biggest charity events.
Now in its 19th year, the annual 60-mile ride fromSeahousestoTynemouthhas helped the couple towards their astonisting total of [pounds sterling]2.4m raised for rhabdomyosarcoma research over the years, and has become one of the North East's biggest charity events.
The biggest challenge Liz has completed prior to this attempt was a 100 mile run for Pass The Smile - the project set up by n's mum Sarah to help charities supporting the parents and children affected by rhabdomyosarcoma.
"The more we do, the more awareness we raise of rhabdomyosarcoma." For 61-year-old Beverley, awareness and research into the disease is a big priority.
To date, Mia's hair cut has raised PS285 in donations to Pass The Smile, a fundraising page set up by Ben's family with all the money going to five childhood cancer charities - The Chris Lucas Trust Rhabdomyosarcoma Appeal, Birmingham Children's Hospital (Oncology), Molly Olly's Wishes, CLIC Sargent and Children With Cancer UK.
Among non-epithelial malignant neoplasms, 5 (1.8%) cases of Rhabdomyosarcoma and 4 cases of NHL were also seen.
When Ellie Walters was diagnosed at 8 months old, her mom, Tara, Googled "rhabdomyosarcoma," came across a blog written by Megan's dad about the soft tissue cancer and exchanged emails.
Their work helps to explain "the engine" driving formation of rhabdomyosarcoma and suggests potential treatments.
His past medical history is significant for bladder rhabdomyosarcoma diagnosed at age four and treated with partial cystectomy, chemotherapy (cyclophosphamide, actinomycin-D, and vincristine), and radiation, as well as Grave's disease controlled by methimazole.