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What is Ewing's sarcoma?

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Ewing’s sarcoma is a rare type of cancerous tumor that grows in your bones or the soft tissue around your bones, such as cartilage or the nerves. It usually affects people from the ages of 10 to 20 and has a high rate of being cured.

From: What Is Ewing's Sarcoma? WebMD Medical Reference

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: “Ewing sarcoma.”

Harvard Health Publications: “Ewing’s Sarcoma.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Ewing Sarcoma in Adults.”

U.S. National Library of Medicine: “Ewing sarcoma.”

Mayo Clinic: “Ewing’s sarcoma,” “MRI.”

National Cancer Institute: “Ewing Sarcoma Treatment -- Patient Version.”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 13, 2019

SOURCES:

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: “Ewing sarcoma.”

Harvard Health Publications: “Ewing’s Sarcoma.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Ewing Sarcoma in Adults.”

U.S. National Library of Medicine: “Ewing sarcoma.”

Mayo Clinic: “Ewing’s sarcoma,” “MRI.”

National Cancer Institute: “Ewing Sarcoma Treatment -- Patient Version.”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 13, 2019

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