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HCG to offer limb salvage in-vivo procedure to treat bone cancer patients  -  23 Nov 2009
pharmabiz.comThe most common bone tumours are osteosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma, chondrosarcoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, fibrosarcoma, and chordoma. ...

Lance Armstrong Foundation boss on beating cancer three times  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
CNNHe made it through the surgery, but two weeks later Ulman was told he had chondrosarcoma -- a bone cancer that develops in cartilage. ...

What Is Bone Cancer (Sarcoma)? What Causes Bone Cancer?  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Medical News TodayChondrosarcoma: This uncommon type of bone cancer usually develops in adults who are between 40 to 50 years of age. Chondrosarcoma begins in the cartilage ...

Benefits application simplified for Vietnam veterans  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Stanly News & PressProstate Cancer, Respiratory Cancers and Soft Tissue Sarcoma (other than Osteosarcoma, Chondrosarcoma, Kaposi's sarcoma, or Mesothelioma). ...

Detroit Lakes man faces tough road after discovering he has brain cancer  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
DL-OnlineJosh had a condition known as chondrosarcoma, Karen added. Shortly after the MRI was done, he was taken up to the intensive care unit — and his condition ...

Biopsy Recommended During Percutaneous Vertebroplasty Biopsies during ...  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
ModernMedicine...including two cases of multiple myeloma stage IIa and one case of chondrosarcoma grade I. "We recommend routine obtainment of a vertebral body bone ...

Health Matters : What is Jaw Tumor ?  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎ (Pressemitteilung)In this main group are three basic tumors: (1) osteosarcoma, (2) chondrosarcoma, and (3) fibrosarcoma. The radiographic and clinical findings are extremely ...

Bone cancer treatment is underway  -  ‎Aug 5, 2009‎
Canada.comChondrosarcoma is a form of bone cancer that develops in bone cartilage, and is unresponsive to such existing treatments as chemotherapy.

Fans' chance to say thanks to Alan Kelly  -  ‎Aug 6, 2009‎
Lancashire Evening PostChondrosarcoma in June, 2007, just six weeks before his dad was discovered to be suffering from colon cancer. A collection will be held around the ground on

Radiologic Case Study  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
Ortho SuperSiteThis rare type of chondrosarcoma is an indolent low-grade malignancy and is usually cured by wide resection. Figure 3: Osteomyelitis.

LPGA Leaders Juggle Crises  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
Golf ChannelShe sees answers in his persevering spirit as his maddening six-year fight with Chondrosarcoma reaches its most harrowing stage.

Supercharged Internal Hemipelvectomy That Enhances Flap Perfusion ...  -  Dec 18, 2008
Ortho SuperSite,This article describes the case of a patient with a chondrosarcoma resected using a posteriorly based gluteus maximus composite flap that was necessarily

Redding’s Randy Miller  -  Dec 2, 2008
Food For Thought, A News Cafe,Recently, Redding’s Randy Miller, the talented young drummer for the rock band The Myriad, learned that he has Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma, a very rare form

Rock Band Plays for the Benefit of a Friend  -  Dec 3, 2008
The Hornet,Diagnosed with chondrosarcoma, an extremely rare cancer of the bone, Miller began chemotherapy Monday. He will continue the treatment for six months,

Core Needle Biopsies of Musculoskeletal Tumors: Potential Pitfalls  -  Dec 18, 2008
Ortho SuperSite,6 of the 11 biopsies (55%) were determined to have false negative results (chondrosarcoma, 2 cases of osteosarcoma, metastatic breast carcinoma,

Scrutinise universities’ expenditure, says Liew  -  Dec 11, 2008
Malaysia Star,...of its former staff Leng Kavern, who is suffering from mesenchymal chondrosarcoma (a rare skull-based cancer), to help foot his medical bills.

New cancer treatment shrinks pancreatic tumour  -  Dec 7, 2008
The Virtual Medical Centre,...renal (kidney) cancer, mesothelioma, and a group of sarcomas, including osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma and malignant fibrous histiocytoma.

Transsacral colon fistula : late complication after resection ...  -  Nov 11, 2008
7thSpace Interactive (press release),Case presentationIn this case report we present a patient with a history of primary sacral chondrosarcoma, an infection of an implanted spinal stabilization

Benefit breakfast on Saturday  -  Oct 29, 2008
Opelika Auburn News,Less than a year ago, Carly Parker, 8, a third-grader at Ogletree Elementary School, was diagnosed with mesenchymal chondrosarcoma, a malignant tumor in her

Skeletal Osteochondromas Revisited  -  Oct 23, 2008
Ortho SuperSite,34 Malignant transformation of a radiation-induced osteochondroma to chondrosarcoma has also been reported. 9,35 The radiographic appearance of solitary

CP-751871 May Have Benefits in the Treatment of Ewing's Sarcoma ...  -  Oct 28, 2008
DG News...fibrosarcoma (7%); and chondrosarcoma (3%). The majority of patients had received prior therapies: partial/complete resection (69%); radiotherapy (69%);

Exelixis Presents Positive Interim Data From Phase I Study of ...  -  Oct 23, 2008
RedOrbit,...of 54% in cell proliferation (as assessed by Ki67 staining) were observed in tumor tissue from a patient with chondrosarcoma at the 60mg BID dose level.

"Cancer Research" Journal Publishes Successful Angiogenesis Study ...  -  Oct 28, 2008
Medical News Today (press release),The paper discusses "Efficacy of Weekly Docetaxel and Bevacizumab in Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma: a New Theranostic Method Combining Xenografted Biopsies

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Michael Turner, comic book artist  -  Jul 6, 2008,Two years later, Mr. Turner learned he had a type of cancer called chondrosarcoma in his right pelvis. He lost his hip, 40 percent of his pelvis and 3

Results tagged “michael turner�? from Coventry Telegraph - The Geek ...  -  Jun 30, 2008
CV5 Coventry Communities,...died in Santa Monica, California, at the age of 37, after an eight-year battle with chondrosarcoma, a form of cancer that affects bones and cartilage.

Is collagenase-3 (MMP-13) expression inchondrosarcoma of the jaws ...  -  Jun 15, 2008
7thSpace Interactive (press release),Methods: Archival tumor tissues from 11 patients with chondrosarcoma of the jaws were analyzed by immunohistochemistry for the expression of MMP-13.

Michael Turner Dies of Cancer at 37  -  Jun 28, 2008
TransWorldNews (press release),Turner was diagnosed with chondrosarcoma cancer in the right pelvis. The cancer resulted in Turner loosing his hip, 40% of his pelvis and three pounds of

Chondromyxoid Fibroma of the Lumbar Spine in a Pediatric Patient  -  Jun 23, 2008
Ortho SuperSite,3 This lesion is considered to be benign, however, the pleomorphism and presence of giant cells can lead to the misdiagnosis of chondrosarcoma, 2 however,

Michael Turner - comic-book artist  -  Jul 4, 2008
San Francisco Chronicle,Since 2000, Mr. Turner had battled chondrosarcoma, a bone cancer. The illness hindered his ability to do the labor-intensive sequential art required of

Patients, Survivors, and Caregivers Worldwide Band Together to ...  -  Jul 8, 2008
PR Web (press release),Mimi Olson's grandchild, Carly, was diagnosed with mesenchymal chondrosarcoma at the age of 4. Mimi explains: "In 2006, I participated in my first Team

Help for veterans  -  Jul 2, 2008
Napa Valley Register,...diabetes mellitus; soft-tissue sarcoma (other than osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, Kaposi’s sarcoma or mesothelioma); Hodgkin’s disease; multiple myeloma;

Michael Turner Passes Away at 37  -  Jun 28, 2008
Comic Book Resources,In 2000, Turner was diagnosed with cancer -- chondrosarcoma in the right pelvis, which resulted in his loosing his hip, 40% of his pelvis and three pounds

Saving Little Legs  -  Jun 18, 2008,Ewing's sarcoma (which usually begins in the backbone, pelvis, legs and arms) and chondrosarcoma (which begins in the cartilage separating bone joints).

Through game, dad and son share bond  -  Jun 15, 2008
Fort Worth Star Telegram,In 1999, Joe Bateman was diagnosed with extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma, which attacks the soft tissue. There are only 3000 cases a year, and treatment

Artist created sexy superheroines  -  Jul 7, 2008,Two years later, Turner learned he had a type of cancer called chondrosarcoma in his right pelvis. He lost his hip, 40 percent of his pelvis and three

The Use of Locking Plates in Orthopedic Oncology Reconstructions  -  21 May 2008
Ortho SuperSite, 2 patients (1 osteosarcoma and 1 metastatic renal cell carcinoma), and distant metastasis of a dedifferentiated chondrosarcoma in 1 patient.

Dying for lack of insurance  -  Apr 25, 2008
CNNWindsor, a self-employed photographer, has had bone cancer -- a rare chondrosarcoma -- for more than 25 years. At 52, that's almost half his life.

Disseminated Rhinosporidiosis Destroying the Talus: a Case Report  -  May 9, 2008
RedOrbit,The differential diagnosis includes giant cell tumour,7 chondrosarcoma,5 and coccidioidomycosis, but the sporangia of R seeberi should not be confused with

Cancer fighting virus  -  Apr 29, 2008
WHOI,Chondrosarcoma, a type of cartilage tumor, is the second most common type of non-soft tissue sarcoma. It develops in cartilage cells, mostly in the pelvis,

Short and Long Term Failure of the Modular Oncology Knee Prosthesis  -  Apr 24, 2008
Ortho SuperSite,The etiology was osteosarcoma in 47 patients (58.8%), malignant fibrous histiocytoma in 9 (11.3%), chondrosarcoma in 7 (8.8%), giant cell tumor in 7 (8.8%),

Intracranial metastasis from synovial sarcoma  -  Apr 24, 2008
Ortho SuperSite,This finding may be confused with such entities as myositis ossificans, extraskeletal osteosarcoma, mesenchymal chondrosarcoma and sclerosing lipoma.

Chondroblastoma of trapezium with metacarpal involvement: a case ...  -  Apr 24, 2008
Ortho SuperSite,...conventional chondrosarcoma), giant cell tumor, and giant cell reaction (including solid-type aneurysmal bone cyst, giant cell reparative granuloma and

Veterans fight to have Parkinson’s declared service connected to ...  -  Apr 25, 2008
International Falls Daily Journal,...other than osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, Kaposi’s sarcoma or mesothe-lioma; Hodgkin’s disease; multiple myeloma; respiratory cancers such as lung,

Report from the 2007 AOA North American Traveling Fellowship  -  May 1, 2008
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (subscription)...featured talks by the fellows, as well as resident talks on the epidemiology of chondrosarcoma and diagnostic modalities in posterior tibial tendonitis.

New Treatment Offers Hope for Beating Aggressive Cancers  -  Apr 28, 2008
PR Newswire (press release),...colon cancer, renal (kidney) cancer, mesothelioma, and a group of sarcomas, including osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma and malignant fibrous histiocytoma.

Charcot’s Arthropathy in a Patient with HIV-associated Neuropathy  -  Mar 17, 2008
Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association (subscription)...[Medline] WAGURI-NAGAYA Y, MIZUTANI J, KOBAYASHI M, ET AL: Neuropathic arthropathy caused by chondrosarcoma of the cervical spine. Mod Rheumatol 14: 160,

Eric Hoagland; TV told of cancer fight  -  Dec 19, 2007
News & Observer,His fight to keep living to the fullest, even as his body slowly succumbed to metastatic chondrosarcoma, was one of two stories on the Biography Channel

'I've got the best gift of all'  -  Dec 10, 2007
Irish Independent,This time four years ago, she was diagnosed with chondrosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. This is her story: "I'd had a lump in the upper rib cage area

Special focuses on cancer patient  -  Dec 3, 2007
News & Observer,The 33-year-old Hoagland is a big, strong man, and he takes a fighter's attitude to his struggle with metastatic chondrosarcoma. Hoagland was diagnosed at

Girls try to raise money for family's best friend  -  Dec 1, 2007
Dubuque Telegraph Herald,A biopsy revealed Trixie is suffering from Chondrosarcoma -- a tumor of the cartilage. "My heart sank," said the girls' mother, Michelle, recalling the day

Court ruling impacts 'Agent Orange' vets  -  Dec 24, 2007
Alexandria Echo Press,...porphyria cutanea tarda, soft-tissue sarcoma (other than osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, Kaposi’s sarcoma or mesothelioma), Hodgkin’s disease,

Have you heard?  -  Dec 10, 2007
Dubuque Telegraph Herald,The dog was diagnosed earlier this year with Chondrosarcoma -- a tumor of the cartilage. On Tuesday, weather-permitting, Trixie will travel to the

Donations are a Platteville family's best friend  -  Dec 8, 2007
Dubuque Telegraph Herald,Trixie, a well-behaved 10-year-old border collie-German shorthair mix, was diagnosed earlier this year with Chondrosarcoma -- a tumor of the cartilage.

when the doctor becomes the patient  -  Nov 23, 2007
The Union of Grass Valley,...the tumor was an uncommon malignant cancer, chondrosarcoma, that does not respond well to chemotherapy or radiation. with surgery the only treatment,

reflections on a lifelong journey  -  Oct 31, 2007
Montgomery County Sentinel,...dinner at a warehouse. the organization was founded when collegiate soccer standout doug ulman was diagnosed with chondrosarcoma, a rare bone cancer,

anti-cancer treatment may backfire  -  Nov 17, 2007
Times of India, renew themselves and differentiate into different cell types. the researchers selected a rare form of cancer, mesenchymal chondrosarcoma (mcs),

keryx biopharmaceuticals, inc. announces positive preliminary ...  -  Nov 5, 2007 single agent activity of perifosine is being evaluated in patients with chondrosarcoma, alveolar soft part sarcomas and extra-skeletal myxoid

To Evade Chemotherapy, Some Cancer Cells Mimic Stem Cells  -  Sep 19, 2007
Science Daily (press release)They selected a rare form of cancer, mesenchymal chondrosarcoma (MCS), which has not been well described and for which there is no effective treatment.

In Order to Evade Chemotherapy, Cancer Cells Mimic Stem Cells  -  Sep 20, 2007
Associated Content,They chose to test the theory on a very rare form of cancer called mesenchymal chondrosarcoma (MCS). This cancer has not been very well described and there

Background information on Chondrosarcoma [When available]

A chondrosarcoma is a cancer of the cartilage. It is in a category of cancers called sarcomas. Chondrosarcoma is a rare cancer that can affect people of any age. Chondrosarcoma is graded based on how fast it grows. Grade 1 is a low grade (slow growing) cancer, and grades 2 and 3 are high grade (fast growing) cancers. The most common sites are the pelvic bones, shoulder bones and the upper part of the arms and legs. [1]

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