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Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma

A form of RHABDOMYOSARCOMA occurring mainly in adolescents and young adults, affecting muscles of the extremities, trunk, orbital region, etc. It is extremely malignant, metastasizing widely at an early stage. Few cures have been achieved and the prognosis is poor. "Alveolar" refers to its microscopic appearance simulating the cells of the respiratory alveolus. (Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p2188)
Also Known As:
Rhabdomyosarcoma, Alveolar; Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcomas; Rhabdomyosarcomas, Alveolar
Networked: 226 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 14 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
2. Sarcoma (Soft Tissue Sarcoma)
3. Osteosarcoma (Osteogenic Sarcoma)
4. Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia)
5. Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (Lymphoma, Large Cell)

Experts

1. Houghton, Peter J: 5 articles (08/2015 - 03/2008)
2. Wu, Jianrong: 5 articles (01/2013 - 09/2006)
3. Barr, Frederic G: 5 articles (09/2012 - 08/2004)
4. Wachtel, Marco: 4 articles (08/2015 - 08/2004)
5. Schäfer, Beat W: 4 articles (08/2015 - 08/2004)
6. Keller, Charles: 4 articles (12/2013 - 01/2011)
7. Smith, Malcolm A: 4 articles (04/2013 - 03/2008)
8. Liu, Lingling: 4 articles (01/2013 - 11/2009)
9. Chen, Taosheng: 4 articles (01/2013 - 11/2009)
10. Morton, Christopher L: 4 articles (01/2013 - 03/2008)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma:
1. MyogeninIBA
2. CurcuminIBA
3. DesminIBA
4. Etoposide (VP 16)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Dystroglycans (Dystroglycan)IBA
6. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)IBA
7. ParaffinIBA
8. SynaptophysinIBA
9. Insulin (Novolin)FDA Link
10. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
3. Lasers (Laser)
4. Radiotherapy
5. Transplants (Transplant)