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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Angiosarcoma

Angiosarcoma (AN-jee-oh-sar-KOH-muh)
A type of cancer that begins in the cells that line blood vessels or lymph vessels. Cancer that begins in blood vessels is called hemangiosarcoma. Cancer that begins in lymph vessels is called lymphangiosarcoma.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.