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Is it possible for back pain be secondary cancer?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There are many causes of back pain.
Cancer is 1. Most back pain, however, is not caused by cancer.

In brief: Yes

There are many causes of back pain.
Cancer is 1. Most back pain, however, is not caused by cancer.
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Anything is possible

Back pain can be caused by so many factors- the most common cause of back pain is muskuloskeletal in nature such as arthritis, muscle sprain/spasm, disk problems, trauma, autoimmune disorder etc.
Some cancers that have spread to the bone can cause pain as well.

In brief: Anything is possible

Back pain can be caused by so many factors- the most common cause of back pain is muskuloskeletal in nature such as arthritis, muscle sprain/spasm, disk problems, trauma, autoimmune disorder etc.
Some cancers that have spread to the bone can cause pain as well.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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