clear cell sarcoma of the kidney

Pronunciation: (kleer sel sar-KOH-muh ...KID-nee)

A rare type of kidney cancer, in which the inside of the cells look clear when viewed under a microscope. Clear cell sarcoma can spread from the kidney to other organs, most commonly the bone, but also including the lungs, brain, and soft tissues of the body.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Date last modified: 2008-01-21