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Variable: You may be referring to either myeloma or bone cancers such as ostesarcoma. Myeloma is often called bone cancer but is actually a blood cancer associated with painful bone lesions, low blood counts, renal problems and increased infections. Osteosarcomas are bone cancers of long bones, common in children/young adults associated with painful growths that can be treated successfully. ...Read more
Pain: Most of the time when we are talking about cancer of the bone it is from metastasis. That is were a cancer from another origin spreads to the bone. Sometimes there is no symptom at all and we find these when we test by bone scan, xray, or ct scans. The most common symptom when it develops is pain from pressure on the periosteum or covering of a bone. Fractures are also possible and cause pain. ...Read more
Folllow your doctor': Advice. Please follow the instructions of your doctors. You may need to deal with different doctors in different specialities. Ask questions if you have any doubt. Good luck! ...Read more
No.: Bone cancers are typically diagnosed by biopsy after noticing an abnormality on x-ray or mri. There typically have no abnormalities of blood work. Leukemia is a bone marrow disorder. This is not a bone cancer, but can be confused, as the abnormal marrow is inside the bone. Leuekemias often have abnormal blood work. ...Read more
Woke up w/ache left side of rite knee a month ago.Aches/pain sometimes still when walking.18 yrs.Doc only did blood tests. Bone cancer?Not athletic.
See ortho: It would be very unlikely that you have bone cancer because you had knee pain a month ago, especially at 18 yo. You need to see your dr. And tell them to examine your knee or see an orthopedic dr. Generally speaking, it is most likely something common like condromalacia or patellofemoral syndrome, which is common in young individuals that are active, but do not necessarily have to be in sports. ...Read more
No: As a certified ringside physician, I have trained with and worked with many amateur and professional boxers over the last 15 yrs, and thankfully none of them have had bone cancer! Bone fractures yes, but not bone cancer! This does not mean boxers cannot develop bone cancer, but the cancer has nothing to do with the fact that they are boxers. Hope that answers your question! ...Read more
80 yr actinomycosis jaw clindamycin 16 weeks still swollen. Allergic penclln. Saw ent, infect disease oral surgeon hyperbaric not ok metastc bone cancer. Who treats no one seems to know what to do?
Need Help?: I would suggest you have a consultation at a local university based teaching hospital. ...Read more
Cea analysis was increased to 1500 before treatment of secondary bone cancer but after radiation therapy and 3 chemotherapy sessions dropped to 1000?
Maybe/hard to say.: Most of these are resistant to chemotherapy, so often surgery is done, with good results. Both of these are expensive, but chemotherapy may be more so, and many cycles may be needed. So you may be getting a less expensive treatment. Ewing's sarcoma can be cured with high dose therapy and bone marrow transplant, it really depends on what your cancer is and what works, and what your plan covers. ...Read more
With cancer is it possible to get bone cancer and what happens if u don't get treatment what happens syptom wise thank you?
As a treatment:
This group of drugs is used to stabilize the bone to reduce cancer related injury to bone. They are used in solid tumors and in myeloma.
They reduce bone fractures and other complications. These drugs also are used to reduce the elevated calcium that occurs in some cancer patients. ...Read more
Prevents breast ca:
anastrozole is excellent in helping to keep breast cancer from coming back. When breast cancer returns it is usually to either the bones (most commonly), the liver, or the lungs (and other organs). Anastrozole is effective at preventing breast cancer from recurring in all of these places (and others). Bone cancer (like osteosarcoma) is very rare and not related to breast cancer
good luck. ...Read more
M20. About 2mos I've been having left knee pain, gets worse when i excercise, is usually not there otherwise. What could this be? Scared of bone cancer
Not cancer: In my 25 years of being a rheumatologist… I have yet to see knee pain present has bone cancer. An x-ray would completely rule that out but it is extremely rare. Pain when exercising suggests a number of possibilities. There could be a problem within the joint. Is there any history of trauma? There could be tendinitis. The first thing to do is rest, anti-inflammatories if there is no contraindication such as stomach ulcers or kidney failure, time, heat.If it continues to cause problems, suggest seeing your doctor. ...Read more
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Im a her 2 stage 3 breast cancer patient my dr advice me to have zometa every 6 mos . Is zometa can help prevent bone metastasize? Is it helpful to avoid bone cancer?
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 syndromes or an old radiation port. Recently the news showcased what we pathologists have taught for decades -- the vast majority of cancers are the result of random mutations -- truly random. There's no way to prevent. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more