Clear Cell Sarcoma

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
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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.
The team at Alder Hey found Ethan had clear cell sarcoma, and had only seen three tumours of this type in 25 years.
Diagnosed with clear cell sarcoma in 2007, the singer founded the Kate McGarrigle Fund cancer charity in 2008.
Doctors told Darren Grainger the only way to stop the clear cell sarcoma spreading through his body would be to amputate his right leg above the knee.
These tumors include alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS), clear cell sarcoma (CCS) and translocation-associated renal cell carcinoma (RCC).
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.
But on Christmas Eve he was diagnosed with clear cell sarcoma, a form of cancer, in his right knee.
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.
Confirmed tumor response in clear cell sarcoma leads to expanded trial
Synovial sarcoma, myxoid liposarcoma, and clear cell sarcoma represent just a few of the sarcomas characterized by specific, aberrant transcription factors.

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