NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,545 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- adult-type fibrosarcoma
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- A type of cancer that forms in fibrous (connective) tissue. It can occur anywhere in the body. Adult-type fibrosarcoma may spread to nearby tissue or to other parts of the body, such as the lungs or bones. It may also recur (come back) after treatment. Adult-type fibrosarcoma usually occurs in young and middle-aged adults, but it can also occur in children. It is a type of soft tissue sarcoma.