Recent Examples of sarcoma from the Web
Mike VI, who was 11 years old, was diagnosed in May of 2016 with spindle cell sarcoma, a malignant tumor derived from fibrous connective tissues of the bone.
Composer Daniel Licht, best known for scoring the Showtime series Dexter, as well as video games Silent Hill and Dishonored, died Aug. 2 from a rare form of sarcoma.
Licht died Wednesday at his home in Topanga Canyon after a battle with sarcoma, his representatives, Seth Kaplan at Evolution Music Partners and Jana Davidoff at Impact24 PR, told The Hollywood Reporter.
On Aug. 8, 2016, five-year-old Piper was diagnosed with metastatic Ewings sarcoma, a complicated and rare form of bone cancer.
The cause was complications of sarcoma, her husband, Dave Sutter, said.
She was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma in 2012, as a 14-year-old student at John F. Kennedy Middle School in Enfield.
There are more than 50 types of sarcomas seen in children.
The most common are osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma, which mostly come from bones, and rhabdomyosarcoma, which arises from muscle.
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First Known Use: 1804See Words from the same year
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