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Osteosarcoma (Code C9145)

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Preferred Name: Osteosarcoma

Definition: A usually aggressive malignant bone-forming mesenchymal neoplasm, predominantly affecting adolescents and young adults. It usually involves bones and less frequently extraosseous sites. It often involves the long bones (particularly distal femur, proximal tibia, and proximal humerus). Pain with or without a palpable mass is the most frequent clinical symptom. It may spread to other anatomic sites, particularly the lungs.

CDISC Definition: A malignant neoplasm usually arising from bone.

NICHD Definition: A malignant neoplasm of connective tissue origin that produces bone or osteoid.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A cancer of the bone that usually affects the large bones of the arm or leg. It occurs most commonly in young people and affects more males than females.

Display Name: Osteosarcoma

Label: Osteosarcoma

NCI Thesaurus Code: C9145 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0029463  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Osteogenic Sarcoma
osteogenic sarcoma

External Source Codes: 
UMLS CUI C0029463

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C9145
Contributing_Source CDISC
Contributing_Source CTEP
Contributing_Source CTRP
Contributing_Source MedDRA
Contributing_Source NICHD
ICD-O-3_Code 9180/3
Legacy_Concept_Name Osteosarcoma
Neoplastic_Status Malignant
NICHD_Hierarchy_Term Osteosarcoma
Semantic_Type Neoplastic Process

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: Yes  


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