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Clear Cell Sarcoma Summary

Description: A sarcoma of young, often female, adults of the lower extremities and acral regions, intimately bound to tendons as circumscribed but unencapsulated melanin-bearing tumors of neuroectodermal origin. An ultrastructural finding simulates flattened and curved barrel staves, corresponding to the internal structures of premelanosomes. There is a 45-60% mortality in clear cell sarcoma. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)

Also Known As: Sarcoma, Clear Cell; Clear Cell Sarcomas; Sarcomas, Clear Cell; Melanoma, Malignant, of Soft Parts

Networked: 168 relevant articles (5 outcomes, 18 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Clear Cell Sarcoma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Caffeine (No Doz) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 2 results : FDA 88 Generic
  2. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 2 studies in 7 results : IBA
  3. Proteins (Proteins, Gene) : 2 studies in 6 results : IBA
  4. RNA-Directed DNA Polymerase (Reverse Transcriptase) : 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  5. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans : 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  6. Vincristine (Oncovin) : 1 study in 4 results : FDA 17 Generic
  7. Dactinomycin (Ac-De) : 1 study in 4 results : FDA 2 Generic
  8. Antigens : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  9. Antibodies : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  10. tebufenozide (Mimic) : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Clear Cell Sarcoma

  1. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  3. Melanoma (Melanoma, Malignant)
  4. Wilms Tumor (Wilm's Tumor)
  5. Rhabdoid Tumor (Rhabdoid Tumors)
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Key Therapies for Clear Cell Sarcoma

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 19 results
  2. Boron Neutron Capture Therapy : 1 outcome 3 studies in 4 results
  3. Salvage Therapy : 1 outcome in 1 result
  4. Adjuvant Chemotherapy : 4 results
  5. Nephrectomy : 4 results
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