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What is the difference between carcinoma and sarcoma?
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In brief: Cell of origin
Both are malignancies.
Carcinoma arises from the lining tissues- both on the outside (e.g. Skin) and inside(intestine). Sarcomas from the mesenchyme- the tissues inside the lining.

In brief: Cell of origin
Both are malignancies.
Carcinoma arises from the lining tissues- both on the outside (e.g. Skin) and inside(intestine). Sarcomas from the mesenchyme- the tissues inside the lining.
Dr. Benjamin Kim
Dr. Benjamin Kim
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
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In brief: One in the same
Carcinoma is a general term for cancer.
Sarcoma is a type of carcinoma that develops from connective tissue.

In brief: One in the same
Carcinoma is a general term for cancer.
Sarcoma is a type of carcinoma that develops from connective tissue.
Dr. Edward Gold
Dr. Edward Gold
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In brief: Cancer types
There are many different types of cancers that can develop from different organs.
Some of the general categories are carcinomas ;#40;cancers of epithelial organs like colon, breast etc;#41;, sarcomas ;#40;cancers of connective tissue like bone, muscle;#41;, leukemia / lymphoma ;#40;cancers of blood and lymph nodes;#41; and others.

In brief: Cancer types
There are many different types of cancers that can develop from different organs.
Some of the general categories are carcinomas ;#40;cancers of epithelial organs like colon, breast etc;#41;, sarcomas ;#40;cancers of connective tissue like bone, muscle;#41;, leukemia / lymphoma ;#40;cancers of blood and lymph nodes;#41; and others.
Dr. Sean Williamson
Dr. Sean Williamson
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