NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,780 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- plexiform fibrohistiocytic tumor
- listen (PLEK-sih-form FY-broh-HIS-tee-oh-SIH-tik TOO-mer)
- A rare tumor found mainly in children and young adults. It usually forms in the skin on the arms and legs. It is slow-growing and usually does not spread to other parts of the body. It is a type of soft tissue tumor.