EWSR1

Hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma

What is hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma? Hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma (HCCC) is a slow-growing type of head and neck cancer. A genetic alteration involving the EWSR1 gene is found in most HCCCs. Where is hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma normally found? Most HCCCs tumours arise from minor salivary glands which are normally found in the lip, …
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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. Ewing sarcoma is an aggressive cancer that often spreads from bone to the lungs. …
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Myxoid liposarcoma

What is myxoid liposarcoma? Myxoid liposarcoma is a type of cancer that starts in adipose tissue (fat). Most patients are adults and the tumour commonly involves the limbs or extremities. Often patients with myxoid liposarcoma will be treated with radiation therapy before the tumour is removed surgically. What causes myxoid liposarcoma? Almost all myxoid liposarcomas …
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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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