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What is embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma?

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Embryonal RMS is the most common type of rhabdomyosarcoma. It usually happens in children 5 or younger. Tumors are often found in the head and neck area or around the bladder and genitals.

From: What Is Rhabdomyosarcoma? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Rhabdomyosarcoma."

KidsHealth.org: "Rhabdomyosarcoma."

The Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative (SarcomaHelp.org): "Rhabdomyosarcoma."

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: "Rhabdomyosarcoma."

National Cancer Institute: "Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment (PDQ)-Patient Version."

 

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on June 12, 2018

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Rhabdomyosarcoma."

KidsHealth.org: "Rhabdomyosarcoma."

The Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative (SarcomaHelp.org): "Rhabdomyosarcoma."

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: "Rhabdomyosarcoma."

National Cancer Institute: "Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment (PDQ)-Patient Version."

 

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on June 12, 2018

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