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Can hyperparathyroidism cause any type of bone cancer?

Can hyperparathyroidism cause any type of bone cancer?

No but...: It will predictably produce areas where the bone is destroyed, if untreated. These mimic cancer. And a bone cancer, either primary or metastsatic, can often raise serum calcium and be mistaken at first for hyperparathyroidism. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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Is lymphoma a type of bone cancer?

Is lymphoma a type of bone cancer?

Not technically : Lymphoma is a cancer derived from lymphocytes (immune cells) that are broad classified as B or T lymphocytes. They are normally present in the bone marrow so lymphomas commonly involve this area, but they are not derived from "bone" as most people think of bone. ...Read more

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Is fibrosarcoma a type of bone cancer?

Is fibrosarcoma a type of bone cancer?

It depends: Fibrosarcoma is a type of cancer. That diagnosis is given based on how it looks under the microscope when the pathologist examines it. It can occur either in bone or in soft tissues, so it can be a bone cancer. If it occurs in bone, the treatment is chemotherapy and surgical removal of the tumor. If it occurs in the soft tissues, then surgical removal is done, but chemotherapy is controversial. ...Read more

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Ewing's sarcoma is a type of bone cancer, right?

Ewing's sarcoma is a type of bone cancer, right?

Yes: It usually occurs in or around bones. The most common bone is the femur. It can rarely occur outside the bone, in the abdomen, chest, neck or head. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Hi dr does chelation therapy cause bone cancer or other types of cancer since it eliminates minerals from the body?

Hi dr does chelation therapy cause bone cancer or other types of cancer since it eliminates minerals from the body?

No: Many benefits have been attributed to chelation, particularly in atherosclerosis (deposition of cholesterol in blood arteries. This has been disputed, if not totally rejected. The risks include chelation of minerals and subsequent elimination. The risks are multiple, the benefits are dubious. You decide...I would not use them myself. ...Read more

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Can boxing cause bone cancer?

Can boxing cause bone cancer?

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

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Can fluoride cause bone cancer?

Can fluoride cause bone cancer?

No: There is no link between Fluoride and any kind of cancer. You can research this online through the american cancer society at www.Cancer.Org. ...Read more

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What causes knee pain? Can it mean bone cancer?

What causes knee pain? Can it mean bone cancer?

Very unlikely: At your age pain in the knee is most likely some kind of soft tissue problem or possibly early degenerative change. You may want to see your doctor to get an x-ray. ...Read more

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Rdw 14.4 mpv 7.3 PLT normal 281.0.... Does this cause concern? Could it be bone cancer or leukemia?

Rdw 14.4   mpv 7.3   PLT normal 281.0.... Does this cause concern? Could it be bone cancer or leukemia?

Not concerned: If these are the only values that are a bit removed from the reference range, i would not be at all concerned, though it might be an alert to mild iron deficiency that has not yet produced anemia. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a cyst in the liver cause bone cancer?

No, no connection: There is no link between liver cysts and bone cancers which typically do not spread to the liver(often spread only to the lungs). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bone cancer? I have a hard immobile lump on the back of my head, what could have caused it? Is it normal to have a hard lump?

What are the symptoms of bone cancer? I have a hard immobile lump on the back of my head, what could have caused it? Is it normal to have a hard lump?

May be just a cyst: I see a lot of these. The vast majority are just benign cysts, especially in young adults. If it grows or bothers you, that's enough reason to get it removed. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in neck under left collar bone cancer?

What can cause pain in neck under left collar bone cancer?

Many things: Sure cancer can cause pain anywhere, but pain can be a symptom of many things. Please see a healthcare provider if this is a problem. ...Read more

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Pain/aches around my knee area and rib. Scared i might have bone cancer! what are my chances of getting any type of cancer?

Stop worrying: Cancer is an uncommon illness especially in the younger years(< 50 years of age). So you should wait to worry! aches and pains like what you have, are common. Unless these get progressively worse, i would not worry but shift your attention to a more active life style like daily walks which will strengthen your muscles and joints . This might give you more energy and a positive attitude too. ...Read more

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What causes bone cancer and what can I do to prevent myself from getting it?

What causes bone cancer and what can I do to prevent myself from getting it?

No prevention: The most common bone tumors are metastic from cancers elsewhere. Primary bone tumors are rare. There are different kinds. Don't smoke. ...Read more

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I would just like to know if I had sarcoma (bone cancer), it is now "gone" what would be the chances of getting any type of cancer again? And what cancers that could be?

I would just like to know if I had sarcoma (bone cancer), it is now "gone" what would be the chances of getting any type of cancer again? And what cancers that could be?

Hypothetical: There are too many hypothetical issues in your question. There multiple types of bone cancer and some have genetic basis that may predispose to other cancers. It would be useful to discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes bone cancer?

What causes 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

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Are there any chemotherapeautic medications that will not cause hair loss for bone cancer?

Are there any chemotherapeautic medications that will not cause hair loss for bone cancer?

Chemo & hair loss: The nature of chemo for cancer is to stop division of highly proliferative cells like cancer; however, because the skin, GI tract and bone marrow are also highly proliferative, these areas, which includes hair follicles, also get targeted by chemo. So if a. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

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


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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more