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A 41-year-old member asked:

Mom is caregiver for elders in the family. now she has a problem. what does it mean to have rhabdomyosarcoma?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 38 years experience
Serious condition: Rhabdomyosarcoma is a serious medical illness that will require treatment. You mother will likely have to give up some or all of the role she has in the family to attend to her own situation. Depending on the extent, treatment may include surgery and possibly radiation and chemotherapy.
Dr. TAPAN CHAUDHURI
Nuclear Medicine 56 years experience
Cancer of muscle: Highly malignant tumor of striated muscle. Which body area is involved?
Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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