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what is the definition or description of: ewing's sarcoma?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Primary Sa of Bone: Ewing’s sarcoma, typically starts in the long bones, but can start in other tissues and muscles as a primitive neuroectodermal tumor. It is the third most common primary bone cancer occurring most frequently in children and teenagers. Treatment consists of neoadjuvant chemotherapy, with vincristine, doxorubicin, and cyclophosphamide following surgical resection. 5 yr. survival > 80%

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Can kaposi sarcoma change colors?

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Usually red or black: Kaposi is full of blood so should be red to black in color.
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purplish/dark purplish color
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A 39-year-old member asked:

How is a sarcoma prevented?

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It's not: Unfortunately, there are no known preventive measures for sarcoma.
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Is kaposi sarcoma linked to aids?

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Yes: Ks can develop in patents with hiv.
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Is sarcoma genetic?

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Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
No: Not usually. There are no specific genetic syndromes that predispose pts to sarcoma unlike breast cancer, ovarian, colon cancer etc. Having said that, there may be some new mutations causing a saroma that may be ocassionally transmitted.
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A 27-year-old member asked:

What is ewing's sarcoma exactly?

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Dr. Murthy Andavolu
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Cance of soft tissue: It is an aggressive/high grade cancer of the soft tissues usually arising in the bones.

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