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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Sarcoma de células fusiformes

Spindle cell sarcoma (SPIN-dul sel sar-KOH-muh)
A type of connective tissue cancer in which the cells are spindle-shaped when examined under a microscope.



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