Chondrosarcoma


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chondrosarcoma

[¦kän·drō·sär′kō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant tumor of cartilage.

Chondrosarcoma

 

a malignant tumor of cartilage tissue, sometimes accompanied by mucous degeneration; a type of sarcoma. Chondrosarcomas most often occur in males. They develop mostly on the inferior metaphysis of the femur, the pelvic bones, and the ribs. The course is slow (several years); pain appears when the tumor has attained considerable size. Metastasis is mainly to the lungs and lymph nodes. Treatment involves surgery (amputation, resection) combined with the administration of antineoplastic agents.

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Chromosome 9 alterations and trisomy 22 in central chondrosarcoma: a cytogenetic and DNA flow cytometric analysis of chondrosarcoma subtypes.
Clear cell chondrosarcoma of bone: a report of 8 cases.
Chondrosarcoma is considered as a common primary bone sarcoma, which is ranked as the third primary bone malignancy One in five cases of bone sarcomas are due to chondrosarcoma, and half of all cases affect the pelvis (1).
It showed bony trabeculae entrapped by lobules of chondrocytes with chondroid matrix exhibiting pleomorphism, hyperchromasia, mitosis, area of myxoid change and necrosis consistent with well-differentiated chondrosarcoma.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Chondrosarcoma
Bethany Priest and George Blakemore who has Stage 2 Chondrosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer which has spread to his lungs
Saglik, "Secondary chondrosarcoma in cartilage bone tumors: report of 32 patients," Journal of Orthopaedic Science, vol.
Rare primary bone malignancies such as clear cell chondrosarcoma and giant cell rich osteosarcoma can also mimic GCTB but often have more destructive features, adjacent bone marrow edema, and/or a soft tissue mass component.
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It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Chondrosarcoma and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
Insulin increases synthesis of mucopolysaccharides in the chondrocytes whereas it elevates synthesis of proteoglycans in the tumor cells obtained from the chondrosarcoma cells.
Chondrosarcoma is a malignant mesenchymal tumor that produces cartilaginous matrix.