What is childhood clear cell sarcoma?
Clear cell sarcoma is a rare type of kidney cancer, in which the inside of the cells look clear when viewed under a microscope. Clear cell sarcoma can spread from the kidney to other organs, most commonly the bone, but also including the lungs, brain, and soft tissues of the body.
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PDQ Clear Cell Sarcoma Overview