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Can Hyperthyroidism Cause Any Type Of Bone Cancer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
No: Amateur boxing is a wholesome, surprisingly safe sport especially kids born into difficult situations. I'm a ringside physician; the risks of boxing are mechanical sports injuries from the moves, and the dangers of head injury which in the amateur boxing community we do a tremendous amount to keep from happening. A boxer may develop myositis ossificans which mimics a bone-containing cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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?
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