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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Carcinosarcoma

Carcinosarcoma (KAR-sih-noh-sar-KOH-muh)
A malignant tumor that is a mixture of carcinoma (cancer of epithelial tissue, which is skin and tissue that lines or covers the internal organs) and sarcoma (cancer of connective tissue, such as bone, cartilage, and fat).

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