Chondrosarcoma

Common Name(s)

Chondrosarcoma

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Sarcoma Alliance

The Sarcoma Alliance strives to improve the lives of people affected by sarcoma through accurate diagnosis, improved access to care, guidance, education and support.

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Sarcoma Alliance

The Sarcoma Alliance strives to improve the lives of people affected by sarcoma through accurate diagnosis, improved access to care, guidance, education and support.

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Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Chondrosarcoma" returned 269 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Primary bone carcinosarcoma of the fibula with chondrosarcoma and squamous cell carcinoma components.
 

Author(s): Mitsuaki Ishida, Narihito Kodama, Yoshinori Takemura, Muneo Iwai, Keiko Yoshida, Akiko Kagotani, Yoshitaka Matsusue, Hidetoshi Okabe

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Carcinosarcoma is defined as a malignant neoplasm that is composed of both carcinomatous and sarcomatous components. The occurrence of carcinosarcoma in the bone is extremely rare. In this report, we describe the third documented de novo case of carcinosarcoma of the bone. A 59-year-old ...

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2013

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AMP-activated protein kinase activation mediates CCL3-induced cell migration and matrix metalloproteinase-2 expression in human chondrosarcoma.
 

Author(s): Chin-Jung Hsu, Min-Huan Wu, Chin-Yuan Chen, Chun-Hao Tsai, Horng-Chaung Hsu, Chih-Hsin Tang

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Chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 3 (CCL3), also known as macrophage inflammatory protein-1α, is a cytokine involved in inflammation and activation of polymorphonuclear leukocytes. CCL3 has been detected in infiltrating cells and tumor cells. Chondrosarcoma is a highly malignant tumor ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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Secondary chondrosarcoma of the pelvis arising from a solitary exostosis in an 11-year-old patient: a case report with 5-year follow-up.
 

Author(s): Lukas M Nystrom, Barry R DeYoung, Jose A Morcuende

Journal: Iowa Orthop J. 2013 ;33():213-6.

 

Although conversion of an osteochondroma to chondrosarcoma is a well-described rare occurrence, it is usually associated with syndromes such as multiple hereditary exostoses and is much more common after maturity. We present here a rare case of secondary pelvic chondrosarcoma arising ...

Last Updated: 12 Sep 2013

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The terms "Chondrosarcoma" returned 26 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A giant falcine chondrosarcoma: case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Yan-Wu Yang, Shuang Liu, Xiang Wang, Qing Mao

Journal: Neurol India. ;62(2):214-6.

 

Last Updated: 14 May 2014

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Primary chondrosarcoma of the breast: a case presentation and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Sanaa Errarhay, Mohamed Fetohi, Samia Mahmoud, Hanane Saadi, Chahrazed Bouchikhi, Abdelaziz Banani

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Mammary sarcomas are uncommon tumors. When tumors like malignant cystosarcomaphyllodes and metaplastic carcinoma, where malignant cartilaginous areas may be present, are excluded, only nine cases have been reported to date.We report another case of primary chondrosarcoma of the breast ...

Last Updated: 22 Aug 2013

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Chondrosarcoma in childhood: the radiologic and clinical conundrum.
 

Author(s): Susan M Mosier, Tanvi Patel, Karen Strenge, Andrew D Mosier

Journal: J Radiol Case Rep. 2012 Dec;6(12):32-42.

 

Less than 10% of chondrosarcomas occur in children. In addition, as little as 0.5% of low-grade chondrosarcomas arise secondarily from benign chondroid lesions. The presence of focal pain is often used to crudely distinguish a chondrosarcoma (which is usually managed with wide surgical ...

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2013

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Study of Pazopanib in the Treatment of Surgically Unresectable or Metastatic Chondrosarcoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chondrosarcoma; Metastatic Chondrosarcoma

 

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2014

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Trial of Pazopanib in Patients With Solitary Fibrous Tumor and Extraskeletal Myxoid Chondrosarcoma
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Solitary Fibrous Tumor; Extraskeletal Myxoid Chondrosarcoma

 

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2014

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