MPNST

Definition / meaning of MPNST

A type of soft tissue sarcoma that develops in cells that form a protective sheath (covering) around peripheral nerves, which are nerves that are outside of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Also called malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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