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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Dumb back luck: You won't find an environmental cause for any bone cancer apart from the rare ones that arise in pre-existing severe Paget's of bone, rare genetic syn ... Read More

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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
As you'd expect: A mass. Local pain. A break following a mild injury that would not break a normal bone. Warmth and/or a hum audible through a stethoscope. Any of the ... Read More
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Dr. Noah Federman
18 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Pain, swelling, mass: Most commonly progressive pain sometimes waking from sleep, swelling, and a palpable mass.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
32 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends on origin: If the cancer is the only site and came from the bone, then surgery is the main treatment. Most commonly its from spread from other cancers to the bo ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Treatment will depend on whether this is a primary/originated from the bone itself or this is a spread from other cancer that is located outside the b ... Read More
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Multi-modality: There are different types of bone cancer but generally treatment involves one or more of the following: surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Often al ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
See a Dr. and...: I don't know why you think this; there is an excellent chance you do NOT have bone cancer, but please see a Dr. ASAP to find out for sure; the stress ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Stop worrying: Bone cancer, either primary or metastatic, announces itself as a pain that's clearly not one of life's normal aches and pains, and/or a mass on a bone ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Danger?: Primary bone tumors are very painful and tough to treat and cure. Some other cancers that start elsewhere will metastasize to bone. Breast and prostat ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Bone cancer: Primary bone cancer is less common than metastatic disease to the bone. Generally speaking, bone mass or lesion can be seen with the help of certain ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not likely: There is no evidence linking boxing to bone cancer. It is associated with brain injury, movement diorders and dementia.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Bone cancer...: Pain and swelling of the bones affected are common symptoms. Other symptoms include: joint tenderness or inflammation, fractures due to bone weakness, ... Read More
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Dr. Azen Jukic
27 years experience Pathology
Not a short process: I am not sure what exactly are you asking? How quickly does cancer of bone grow once it starts? How quickly does normal bone undergo cancerous change ... Read More
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