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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Sarcoma granulocítico

Granulocytic sarcoma (GRAN-yoo-loh-SIH-tik sar-KOH-muh)
A malignant, green-colored tumor of myeloid cells (a type of immature white blood cell). This tumor is usually associated with myelogenous leukemia. Also called chloroma.

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