Dr. Kent Sepkowitz on the most likely suspect, sarcoma, a possible prognosis—and whether Chávez could be saved in the U.S.
He was diagnosed with sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, in August and had to come to terms with dying in a manner of months.
The likelihood of sarcoma is further signaled by the winking comments from doctors in neighboring countries.
The majority would appear to be the result of changes in a sarcoma, endothelioma, or myeloma.
And such rebellions are our most terrible disease-processes, cancer and sarcoma.
Carcinoma and sarcoma sometimes grow from the muco-periosteum in the region of the ethmoid.
The malignant neuroma is a sarcoma growing from the sheath of a nerve.
In sarcoma of the lower end of the tibia, the swelling lacks the uniform distribution of that met with in joint disease.
Gliomatous tumor is a variety of sarcoma very rarely found in the structure of the cerebellum.
A sarcoma usually has its origin in the bones of the skull, and only implicates the scalp secondarily.
sarcoma sar·co·ma (sär-kō'mə)
n. pl. sar·co·mas or sar·co·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A malignant tumor arising from connective tissues.
Plural sarcomas or sarcomata (sär-kō'mə-tə)
A malignant tumor originating from mesodermal tissue, such as fat, muscle, or bone. Compare carcinoma.