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Myxoid liposarcoma

This article was last reviewed and updated on November 21, 2018 by Bibianna Purgina, MD FRCPC Quick facts: Myxoid liposarcoma is a type of cancer called a sarcoma. The tumour is made up of abnormal looking fat cells. Myxoid liposarcoma often shows a genetic change involving the genes DDIT3, FUS, or EWSR1. Normal fat The human body …
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Ewing family of tumours

This article was last reviewed and updated on January 2, 2019 by Bibianna Purgina, MD FRCPC Quick facts: The Ewing family of tumours (EFTs) are a group of cancers that share similar features. The most common types of cancer in this group are Ewings sarcoma and peripheral neuroectodermal tumour (PNET). All members of the Ewings …
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