Osteosarcoma is a rare cancerous tumour that affects children and usually develops during periods of rapid growth.
What does OSA stand for?
OSA stands for Osteosarcoma (tumors)
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- Ordo Sancti Augustini (St Augustine Order)
- Oregon Soccer Association (Oregon, WI)
- Oregon Society of Anesthesiologists
- Oregon Student Association (est. 1975)
- Organización de Seguros Africanos (Spanish: African Insurance Organization)
- Organización Sionista Argentina
- Organization of Staff Analysts (New York, NY)
- Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy
- Organizzazione degli Stati Americani
- Oscilloquartz SA (Switzerland)
- Otto Schulze Autometer
- Our Special Ale (Anchor Christmas Ale)
- Out of Station Allowance
- Outfitting Supply Activity
- Outfitting Support Activity
- Outside Air
- Outstanding Service Award
- Overseas Students' Association (University of Adelaide, Australia)
- Overseas Subscribers Agents (lottery agent)
- Owatonna Soccer Association (Minnesota)
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The new case study not only documents a successful surgical technique to create a fully functional lower jaw, but also reports the rare occurrence of a bone cancer known as osteosarcoma that spreads from the patient's right femur to his jaw bone.
Curcumin inhibits proliferation and invasion of osteosarcoma cells through inactivation of Notch-1 signaling.
Douglass compared the bone fluoride level of patients with osteosarcoma to "controls" with other forms of bone cancer.
Initial pathology revealed an osteosarcoma which stained positive for cytokeratin AE1-3.
Sarcoma UK is also disappointed by the recommendation from NICE that Mepact(R) should not be funded for the treatment of osteosarcoma in the NHS.
A team of researchers, led by Dr Richard McNally from Newcastle University, believe this could be due to later diagnosis of the disease and different ways of treating osteosarcoma in the UK.
The event was held in support of CHORF (the Christopher Hardman Osteosarcoma Research Fund) at Leasowe Castle.