Cancer Tutor Forum Primary Natural Cancer Treatments Bill Henderson Whats the difference? Carcinoma and sarcoma

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    The language of cancer can be a confusing mix of unpronounceable words, sound-alike terms and scientific jargon. But some of the nuances in cancer types, terms and titles may indicate deep differences in the diseases, diagnoses and treatments. This blog is an installment in an occasional series called “What's the difference?” designed to help clear up some of the confusion in cancer vocabulary and help increase our cancer IQ

    They are both cancer types. They both end in “oma,” a suffix meaning tumor or cancer. But that’s where the similarities between carcinoma and sarcoma end. Rather, these two cancers are different in more ways than they are alike, starting with the fact that carcinomas are very common and sarcomas are fairly rare. The biggest difference between the two, though, has nothing to do with how often they occur, but where.

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