bone cancer

Ewing sarcoma

What is Ewing sarcoma? Ewing sarcoma is a type of cancer. It is part of a category of diseases called Ewing family of tumours (EFTs) which also includes peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour (PNET). Ewing sarcoma typically occurs in teenagers and young adults. The tumour can start in a bone or in the deep soft tissue such …
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Ewing family of tumours

What are the Ewing family of tumours? Ewing family of tumours (EFTs) is a category of disease that includes several related cancers such as Ewing sarcoma and peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour (PNET). All of the cancers in the EFTs are part of a larger group of cancers called sarcomas. Ewing family of tumour (EFT) typically …
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Osteosarcoma

What is osteosarcoma? Osteosarcoma is a type of bone cancer and the most common type of sarcoma to develop in a bone. Osteosarcomas more commonly affect teenagers but it can also affect adults. The most common site for osteosarcoma is the long bone of the thigh. Pathologists divide osteosarcomas into histologic types based on how …
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