Mondo Description A malignant cartilaginous matrix-producing mesenchymal neoplasm arising from the bone and soft tissue. It usually affects middle-aged to elderly adults. The pelvic bones, ribs, shoulder girdle, and long bones are the most common sites of involvement. Most chondrosarcomas arise de novo, but some may develop in a preexisting benign cartilaginous lesion.
Uniprot Description A malignant neoplasm derived from cartilage cells. Chondrosarcomas range from slow-growing non-metastasizing lesions to highly aggressive metastasizing sarcomas.
Disease Ontology Description A connective tissue cancer that has_material_basis_in cells derived from transformed cells that produce cartilage.
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