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"Synovial sarcoma"




  1. photo Sailor who served on USS Ronald Reagan dies after radiation exposureSailor who served on USS Ronald Reagan dies after radiation exposureNews
    was diagnosed with a rare cancer known as synovial sarcoma in the area of his heart and lungs in late 2011. He died on April 26, 2014.Lawsuit seeks to determine blame More than 70 sailors from the Reagan haveRead more
  2. photo Fukushima radiation blamed for spike in U.S. sailor deaths; 400 veterans suffering serious, debilitating illnessesFukushima radiation blamed for spike in U.S. sailor deaths; 400 veterans suffering serious, debilitating illnessesNews
    of the sailors tasked with washing off U.S. helicopters that flew into areas where there was a high concentration of radiation. He would later go on to be diagnosed with synovial sarcoma, a rare form of cancer; heRead more

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Synovial sarcoma

Disease

A synovial sarcoma (also known as: malignant synovioma) is a rare form of cancer which usually occurs near to the joints of the arm, neck or leg. It is one of the soft tissue sarcomas. It is one of the rarest forms of soft tissue cancer in the world.The name "synovial sarcoma" was coined early in the 20th century, as some researchers thought that the microscopic similarity of some tumors to...More