Ewing's sarcoma

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Ewing's sarcoma

[′yü·iŋz sär′kō·mə]
(medicine)
A primary malignant tumor of bone, usually arising as a central tumor in long bone.
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The family have since raised [pounds sterling]275,000 and now they have a special fund of the Bone Cancer Research Trust and are directly funding Ewing Sarcoma research.
Histopathological examination of primary renal Ewing sarcoma. In the immunohistochemical analysis, the cells exhibited diffuse membranous positive staining with CD99 and vimentin, while cytokeratin was negative.
Ewing sarcoma is a rare type of cancer that affects bones or the tissues around the bones.
Clinical features and outcomes of infants with Ewing sarcoma under 12 months of age.
Massive pleural effusion with dyspnea in a 17-year-old boy as the first sign of ewing sarcoma. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2002 Jun-Jul;24(5):420.
In Ewing sarcoma, two specific genes, EWSR1 and ETS, are fused together.
Ewing sarcoma and colon cancer will not benefit from that approach.
The diagnosis was Ewing sarcoma, a cancer of the bones or soft tissue that most often strikes children and adolescents, less often people in their 20s and rarely in adults older than 30.
The most common malignant pediatric bone tumors include osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma. (1) Differentiating between benign versus malignant bone tumors is not always straightforward.
Translocations, though useful for purposes of identification, are not always present in synovial sarcoma; translocation t(X;18) is found in 80% of such cases, while translocation t(11;22) is found in 90% of Ewing sarcoma cases.
Scientists from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom have shown in laboratory tests that the drug RH1 can kill tumor cells from neuroblastoma, osteosarcoma, and Ewing sarcoma, three types of childhood and adolescent cancers that often are resistant to currently available chemotherapy.