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Why can't people get heart cancer?
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: It can happen
A rare tumor of the heart is called an atrial myxoma.

In brief: It can happen
A rare tumor of the heart is called an atrial myxoma.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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In brief: Very rare
People can get tumors of the heart muscle-most are benign.
Though exceedingly rare, there are a group of malignant tumors called sarcomas, which can originate in the heart muscle.

In brief: Very rare
People can get tumors of the heart muscle-most are benign.
Though exceedingly rare, there are a group of malignant tumors called sarcomas, which can originate in the heart muscle.
Dr. Lee Pederson
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