A sarcoma of young female adults, which affects the legs and acral regions. Clear cell sarcomas arise in tendons as circumscribed, but unencapsulated melanin-rich neuroectodermal tumours Prognosis 45–60% death, late recurrence
Clear cell sarcoma (CCS), which is also known as melanoma of soft parts, is a rare aggressive tumor that preferentially affects young adults and typically arises in the deep soft tissues of the lower extremities.
Three-year-old Therese Faye Macababbad was diagnosed at Tawam Hospital, UAE's leading cancer hospital and a Johns Hopkins affiliate, with a clear cell sarcoma of the kidney on February 2010, when she was only 18 months old.
1,16) It is also notable that an EWS gene arrangement, as seen in renal PNET, may also be observed in desmoplastic small round cell tumor, clear cell sarcoma, and neuroblastoma, (25) and again, cannot be relied upon solely to make a diagnosis of PNET.
The 45-mile cruise around the Mersey basin helps raise money and support for 14-year-old Nathaniel Fletcher, a family friend of Lizzy, who was diagnosed with clear cell sarcoma when he was 10 years old.