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Hemangioendothelioma


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  • I have been told that surgery is really the only treatment for hemangioendothelioma; that chemo isn't used and that radiation only helps with the pain rather than shrink the tumors. Is this true? Also, what is the mortality rate or life expectancy for those with this type of cancer? Click here for answer

  • What is a hemangioendothelioma?  How common is it? Click here for answer

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