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[rab-doe-my-oh-sar-KO-muh] rare type of cancer seen mainly in children and teens that forms in immature skeletal muscle cells. It’s often found in the head and neck, the trunk, or the arms and legs.

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What is rhabdomyosarcoma?

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How is rhabdomyosarcoma treated?

Because the treatment and prognosis of children with rhabdomyosarcoma
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What's new in rhabdomyosarcoma research and treatment?

The treatment of rhabdomyosarcoma has come a long way in the past 30 years,
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How is rhabdomyosarcoma staged?

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How is rhabdomyosarcoma diagnosed?

Certain signs and symptoms might suggest that a person may have
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What is cancer?

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What are the risk factors for rhabdomyosarcoma?

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Surgery for rhabdomyosarcoma

Unless the cancer has clearly spread to distant parts of the body, surgery
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Chemotherapy for rhabdomyosarcoma

All children with rhabdomyosarcoma will probably be treated with chemotherapy
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