What is the most common treatment for bone cancer?

There's no common- -treatment for bone tumors. The treatment is driven by the diagnosis. Benign or malignant, and also location & type. .

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With cancer is it possible to get bone cancer and what happens if u don't get treatment what happens syptom wise thank you?

2 Issues Here. I think your question is "in someone with cancer, can it spread to the bones?". Yes, with certain cancers that have a high propensity to spread to bones. Now there are certain cancers that starts in the bones ie: multiple myeloma. What are the symptoms of cancer in the bones, initially none, but may include bone pain or in some cases presents with a fracture. Read more...
Yes. Bone pain. Many cancers have a tendency to spread to nonesuch as breast and prostate. These are not bone cancers it cancers from other places that spread to bone through the blood. If not treated, bone pain and even fractures occur. Read more...

Which treatment works the best and fastest for bone cancer?

Discuss w oncologist. Need more info. On "bone cancer"- if its myeloma then regimens with meds such as velcade, revlimid, (lenalidomide) steroids are very effective and followed by transplant in some cases. Other "bone cancers" such as osteosarcomas require cjemothearpy and surgery to cure patients effectively. Best discussed with the treating oncologist and can look up sites such as cancer.Net; american cancer society; etc. Read more...
Depends on the type. There are several different types of bone cancer. Some are considered to be more benign, some are more malignant. Some respond to surgical removal alone, others require radiation and/or chemotherapy as part of the treatment. Bone cancer in the leg may be treated differently than bone cancer in the pelvic bone, and the degree of disease (metastatic or not) makes a difference as well. Read more...

For what length of time can someone survive with primary bone cancer with no treatment?

Depends on a number . Of factors: 1: whether the bone affected is an extremity (arm or leg) or the torso (trunk). The extremity ones are probably DX earlier; 2: the extr. Lesion could be treated with removal to get rid off it, or by amputation; 3: patients general condition, whether he/she will be able to stand the chemo or radiation; 4: cancer type, some are slow growing; 5: time of diagnosis. Read more...
Depends. If it is an aggressive bone cancer like osteosarcoma or ewing sarcoma than it is unlikely that someone would survive more than a year without treatment. Read more...

What is your opinion on zometa infusions every month for bone cancer treatment?

It is commonly used. Zometa is commonly used along with chemotherapy for ccancers that have spread to the bones. It is a medicine which is useful to strenghten the bones to prevent fracture of the bone due to weakness caused by cancer. Read more...

What are the treatments of bone cancer?

Depends on tumor. Radiation, chemotherapy, and/or surgery may be required depending on the type of tumor. Read more...

Are there any affordable treatments that could cure bone cancer stage four?

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...

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...