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 306 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma of the thigh in a child: a case report.
 

Author(s): Zainal Abidin Ibrahim, Wai Hoong Chan, Siong Lung Wong, Eng Joe Ong, M Zulkarnaen A Narihan

Journal: J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2014 Dec;22(3):423-6.

 

Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma (EMC) is aggressive in children. The condition in children differs to that in adults and to skeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma. We report on a 9-year-old girl with EMC in her left thigh. She underwent above-knee amputation. Five months later, a small ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 2014

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Management of renal extraskeletal mesenchymal chondrosarcoma.
 

Author(s): Vitalie Gherman, Ciprian Tomuleasa, Catalina Bungardean, Nicolae Crisan, Victor-Dan Ona, Bogdan Feciche, Alexandru Irimie, Ioan Coman

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Primary mesenchymal chondrosarcoma of the kidney is an extremely rare malignant tumor. To our best knowledge, only 9 such cases have been reported so far.

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2014

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Resistin promotes tumor metastasis by down-regulation of miR-519d through the AMPK/p38 signaling pathway in human chondrosarcoma cells.
 

Author(s): Chun-Hao Tsai, Hsiao-Chi Tsai, Ho-Ning Huang, Chih-Hung Hung, Chin-Jung Hsu, Yi-Chin Fong, Horng-Chaung Hsu, Yuan-Li Huang, Chih-Hsin Tang

Journal: Oncotarget. 2015 Jan;6(1):258-70.

 

Resistin is a recently discovered adipocyte-secreting adipokine, which may play a critical role in modulating cancer pathogenesis. Chondrosarcoma is a highly malignant tumor known to frequently metastasize; however, the role of resistin in the metastasis of human chondrosarcoma is ...

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2015

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The terms "Chondrosarcoma" returned 34 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chondrosarcoma of the nasal cavity in a patient with Maffucci syndrome: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Teresa B Steinbichler, Florian Kral, Susanne Reinold, Herbert Riechelmann

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Maffucci syndrome is a rare, congenital, non-hereditary mesodermal dysplasia, manifested by multiple enchondromas and hemangiomas. Malignant transformation of these lesions is seen in up to 40% of the cases.

Last Updated: 25 Dec 2014

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Intralesional curettage and cementation for low-grade chondrosarcoma of long bones: retrospective study and literature review.
 

Author(s): Musa Ugur Mermerkaya, Senol Bekmez, Fatih Karaaslan, Murat Danisman, Kemal Kosemehmetoglu, Gokhan Gedikoglu, Mehmet Ayvaz, Ahmet Mazhar Tokgozoglu

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Various treatment strategies for low-grade chondrosarcomas with variable outcomes have been reported in the literature. The aim of this study was to assess the oncological and functional outcomes associated with intralesional curettage followed by adjuvant therapy comprising high-speed ...

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2014

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Primary chondrosarcoma of breast--cytology with histopathological correlation: a rare case report with review of literature.
 

Author(s): Sankappa P Sinhasan, K V Bharathi, Ramachandra V Bhat, Simon David Dasiah

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;57(2):311-3.

 

Malignant mesenchymal tumors of the breast other than angiosarcoma are extremely rare and comprise <0.5% of breast tumors. Primary chondrosarcoma of the breast is an extremely rare entity and only 10 cases are reported as single case reports in literature until date. A diagnosis of ...

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2014

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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: 31 Jul 2015

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Proton Therapy for Chordomas and/or Chondrosarcomas
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chordomas; Chondrosarcomas

 

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2015

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A Phase II Study of EVEROLIMUS in Patients With Primary or Relapsed Chondrosarcomas
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chondrosarcoma

 

Last Updated: 8 Jun 2015

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