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What kinds of symptoms are signs of bone cancer?
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Last I checked
There are 206 bones in the human.
Curiously, bone metastasis affect skull and central skeleton & proximal appendicular. Each bony site is different. Pain is common, fracture of weight bearing bones. Some cause abnormal increased blood calcium. Cancer starting in bones is very rare (osteo- chondro- sarcoma). Usually in young adults.

In brief: Last I checked
There are 206 bones in the human.
Curiously, bone metastasis affect skull and central skeleton & proximal appendicular. Each bony site is different. Pain is common, fracture of weight bearing bones. Some cause abnormal increased blood calcium. Cancer starting in bones is very rare (osteo- chondro- sarcoma). Usually in young adults.
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