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Rhabdomyosarcoma

RMS is a highly malignant pediatric tumor derived from mesenchymal cells that are committed to become skeletal muscle cells but that undergo aberrant differentiation Pappo, 1995 Jarrard et al., 1999 . RMS may be classified into two major types, the embryonal RMS ERMS and the alveolar RMS ARMS . The embryonal and alveolar types of RMS differ in histology, genetic markers, current treatment protocols, and prognosis. Like many other pediatric cancers, RMSs are characterized by typical genetic...