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Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma

Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma is a type of cancer made up of immature muscle cells. Most alveolar rhabdomyosarcomas contain a genetic change involving the FOXO1 gene. This is an aggressive type of cancer that frequently spreads to lymph nodes and other parts of the body. What causes alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma? Most alveolar rhabdomyosarcomas are caused by the fusion …
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Rhabdomyosarcoma

What is rhabdomyosarcoma?​ Rhabdomyosarcoma is a type of cancer made up of immature muscle cells. It is part of a group of cancers called sarcomas. Rhabdomyosarcoma can start anywhere in the body where skeletal muscle cells are normally found. The most common locations for rhabdomyosarcoma include the head and neck, arms and legs, bladder, trunk (chest …
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