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How soon can bone cancer be diagnosed, if you have no bone pains?
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Not sure
Hello alcides7. Can you elaborate? What symptoms or signs do you have that make you think you have bone cancer? Primary cancers of bone are unusual, but cancers can metastasize from other sites to bones (such as prostate cancer).
There are also bone marrow cancers.

In brief: Not sure
Hello alcides7. Can you elaborate? What symptoms or signs do you have that make you think you have bone cancer? Primary cancers of bone are unusual, but cancers can metastasize from other sites to bones (such as prostate cancer).
There are also bone marrow cancers.
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Dr. Michael Gofeld
Pain Management
In brief: Bone scan
Bone scan is usually good diagnostic test also pet scan.

In brief: Bone scan
Bone scan is usually good diagnostic test also pet scan.
Dr. Michael Gofeld
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Dr. Paul Slawek
Radiology
In brief: Very soon bone scan
Nuclear bone scans can diagnose bone cancer long before patient feels pain.

In brief: Very soon bone scan
Nuclear bone scans can diagnose bone cancer long before patient feels pain.
Dr. Paul Slawek
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