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Leiomyosarcoma of the uterus

About this article: This article was created by doctors to help you read and understand your pathology report for uterine leiomyosarcoma. If you have any questions about this article or your pathology report, please contact us. What is uterine leiomyosarcoma? Uterine leiomyosarcoma is a type of cancer that starts from specialized smooth muscle cells found …
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Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma

What is undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma? Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma is a rare and aggressive type of cancer. It is part of a group of cancers called sarcomas. Most undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcomas in the extremities (legs and arms) of adults. How do pathologists make the diagnosis of undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma? The diagnosis of undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma is …
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Synovial sarcoma

What is synovial sarcoma? Synovial sarcoma is a type of cancer called a sarcoma. It is characterized by a genetic change that combines the gene SS18 with either SS1, SSX2 or SSX4 genes. Synovial sarcoma can develop at any age but are most common in adults.  Typical locations include the arms and legs but the …
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