Rare Cancers

Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumor (TGCT)

Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumor (TGCT)

Tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT) is a benign tumor involving the joint synovium, bursae, and tendon sheath. These rare tumors are sometimes referred to as giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath (GCT-TS) and/or pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS).

Neurofibromatosis

Neurofibromatosis

Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a genetic disease that causes tumors to develop in the nervous system.

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. Conditions are generally called "acute" when they develop quickly and have an aggressive course. The signs and symptoms of AML vary but may include easy bruising; bone pain or...

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Overview Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. Conditions are generally called "acute" when they develop quickly and have an aggressive course. The signs and symptoms of AML vary but may include easy bruising; bone pain or...

WAGR Syndrome

WAGR Syndrome

WAGR syndrome is a rare genetic syndrome in which there is a predisposition to several conditions, including certain malignancies, distinctive eye abnormalities, and/or intellectual disability.

BRCA1 Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome

BRCA1 Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome

Other Names: BROVCA1, Familial susceptibility to breast-ovarian cancer 1 BRCA1 Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome (BRCA1 HBOC) is an inherited condition that is characterized by an increased risk for a variety of different cancers. Women with this condition...

Cushing Syndrome

Cushing Syndrome

Cushing's syndrome is an endocrine disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of cortisol (a hormone produced by the adrenal gland). It most commonly affects adults between age 20 and 50 years. Signs and symptoms of Cushing's syndrome...

5q Deletion Syndrome

5q Deletion Syndrome

Other Names: Deletion 5q; Monosomy 5q; 5q deletion Chromosome 5q deletion is a chromosome abnormality that occurs when there is a missing copy of the genetic material located on the long arm (q) of chromosome 5. The severity of the condition and the signs and symptoms...

Ollier Disease

Ollier Disease

Other Names: Multiple cartilaginous enchondroses; Dyschondroplasia; Enchondromatosis   Ollier Disease is a rare nonhereditary sporadic disorder where intraosseous benign cartilaginous tumors (enchondroma) develop close to growth plate cartilage. Prevalence of...

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