Carcinosarcoma

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Carcinosarcoma
Classification and external resources
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Micrograph of a carcinosarcoma. H&E stain.
ICD-O: M8980/3
MeSH D002296

Carcinosarcoma is a malignant tumor that is a mixture of carcinoma (cancer of epithelial tissue, which is a barrier tissue that lines or covers the external and internal organs) and sarcoma (cancer of connective tissue, such as bone, cartilage, and fat).

Types of carcinosarcoma[edit]

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External links[edit]

  • Carcinosarcoma entry in the public domain NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

 This article incorporates public domain material from the U.S. National Cancer Institute document "Dictionary of Cancer Terms".