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Rhabdomyosarcoma Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Staging

Know the signs and symptoms of rhabdomyosarcoma. Find out how rhabdomyosarcoma is tested for, diagnosed, and staged. 

Detection and Diagnosis

Catching cancer early often allows for more treatment options.  Some early cancers may have signs and symptoms that can be noticed, but that is not always the case.

Stages, Risk Groups, and Outlook (Prognosis)

After a diagnosis of rhabdomyosarcoma, the stage (extent) and risk group of the cancer provide important information about the anticipated response to treatment.

Questions to Ask About Rhabdomyosarcoma

Here are some questions you can ask your cancer care team to help you better understand your child's diagnosis and treatment options.