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** Heart cancer: Is there such a thing? **

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Heart cancer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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** Heart cancer **

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Heart cancer
/Classification and external resources/
ICD-10 C38.0, D15.1
ICD-9 164.1, 212.7
MeSH D006338

*Heart cancer* is an extremely rare form of cancer that is divided into
primary tumors of the heart and secondary tumors of the heart.

*Contents*

· 1 Primary
· 2 Notable cases
· 3 See also
· 4 References

*Primary[edit]*

Most heart tumors are benign myxomas, fibromas, rhabdomyomas, and
hamartomas, although malignant sarcomas (such as angiosarcoma or cardiac
sarcoma) have been known to occur. In a study of 12,487 autopsies performed
in Hong Kong seven cardiac tumors were found, most of which were
benign.^[1] According to Mayo Clinic: "At Mayo Clinic, on average only one
case of heart cancer is seen each year."^[1]

*Notable cases[edit]*

· Heart cancer is a candidate cause of Catherine of Aragon's death
· Eric Carr, drummer of rock band Kiss, died of heart cancer.

*See also[edit]*

· Primary tumors of the heart

*References[edit]*

1. ^ ^/*a*/ ^/*b*/ "Heart cancer: Is there such a thing? - MayoClinic.com".
Retrieved 2009-03-14. 

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Tumors: Mediastinal tumor: *Heart neoplasia* (C38.0/D15.1, 164.1/212.7)

Connective tissue neoplasm · Myxoma (Atrial myxoma)
· Lipoma


Other Primary · Papillary fibroelastoma
· Rhabdomyoma
· Angiosarcoma
· Teratoma
· Cystic tumour of the atrioventricular nodal region


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