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Is there such a thing as heart muscle cancer?

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Dr. Scott Diede
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Yes.

Heart cancer (primary cardiac tumor) is cancer that arises in the heart.
Cancerous (malignant) tumors that begin in the heart are most often sarcomas, a type of cancer that originates in the soft tissues of the body. The vast majority of heart tumors are noncancerous (benign).

In brief: Yes.

Heart cancer (primary cardiac tumor) is cancer that arises in the heart.
Cancerous (malignant) tumors that begin in the heart are most often sarcomas, a type of cancer that originates in the soft tissues of the body. The vast majority of heart tumors are noncancerous (benign).
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Yes

Rhabdomyosarcoma may arise in heart muscles, but it an extremely rare cancer.

In brief: Yes

Rhabdomyosarcoma may arise in heart muscles, but it an extremely rare cancer.
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