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How common is primary bone cancer in a 23yo female?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Has been seen: Primary bone cancers in young adults, age 23, is not common, about 2,000 cases being diagnosed each year and occur most often in the long bones of the arms and legs. .Osteosarcoma is the most common , making up 35 percent of bone cancer cases. This cancer affects primarily children and young adults between the ages of ten and 25 Chondrosarcomas make up 26 per%.

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A 23-year-old female asked:

How common is bone cancer on a foot in a 23yo female?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Extremely rare: The incidence of bone cancer of any type in the UK between age 20-24 is 11 cases per 100,000 people. That is .011%. Most of those are probably not in the foot. Best wishes!
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A 23-year-old female asked:

What are the chances of a 23yo female to have bone cancer on the side of her foot?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
It depends on her Sy: Please tell us about the symptoms and more details of your/her medical history. Bone cancer is uncommon but can occur in your adults. Unless you have a swelling on your foot or progressive pain, it is unlikely to be the case.

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