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Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma Summary

Description: 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) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Myogenin : 1 outcome 1 study in 11 results : IBA
  2. Curcumin : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  3. Desmin : 1 outcome in 8 results : IBA
  4. Etoposide (VP 16) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 16 Generic
  5. Dystroglycans (Dystroglycan) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  6. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 1 study in 16 results : IBA
  7. Paraffin : 1 study in 8 results : IBA
  8. Synaptophysin : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  9. Insulin (Novolin) : 1 study in 3 results : FDA 2
  10. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor) : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma

  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)
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Key Therapies for Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 19 results
  2. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 9 results
  3. Lasers (Laser) : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Radiotherapy : 6 results
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 results
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