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Definition of "liposarcoma" [liposarcoma]

  • Any malignant tumour that originates in adipose tissue (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "liposarcoma" in a sentence
  • "When Richard Crusoe was diagnosed with a rare form of soft tissue cancer called liposarcoma, the retired firefighter and his family pinned their hopes of slowing the cancer's advance on a drug that was being tested in a clinical trial."
  • "Susan Harris, 46, of Asheville, N.C., was self-employed and uninsured when she was diagnosed with a type of cancer called liposarcoma in 2003."
  • "Well, we put that question to some oncologists and this is what they said -- they said, look, this type of tumor -- which is called the liposarcoma -- they say it is not unusual for people to have this inside of them, 40 pounds, 50 pounds, and not know it because it grows so slowly."
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