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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Cáncer de células fusiformes

Spindle cell cancer ( KAN-ser)
A type of cancer that begins in the skin or in tissues that line or cover internal organs and that contains long spindle-shaped cells. Also called sarcomatoid carcinoma.



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