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A 47-year-old member asked:

What are the treatment options for rhabdomyosarcoma?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
A rare disease group: Dominant in pedatric age, cluster in genitourinary locations and head and neck, adjacent to meninges. Surgery to remove is best; chemotherapy is used when indicated, and radiotherapy only when benefit outstrips adverse effects to growing bones and muscles, so very age dependent.

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Let us try to help: Treatment for rhabdomyosarcoma consists of chemotherapy, radiation therapy and sometimes surgery. Surgery to remove the tumor may be difficult or impossible depending on the location of the tumor.

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