Bone cancer prognosis and remission rate?

It depends. There are several cancers that are called bone cancer. To give you an accurate answer i would need to know the type of cancer. Did it start in the bone or is it a cancer that spread to bone?

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Secondary bone cancer prognosis, what to do?

Treat if possible. Secondary bone cancer is one of the common sites of cancer spread. What spreads to bone remains in bone possibly progressing and enlarging to periosteum to produce pain. If localized, RT given to reduce pain. If at multiple sites, chemo is offered if susceptible . This is true of breast cancer that can remain in bone and respond for up to 10 yrs. Other lesions such as lung to bone do poorly. Read more...

What's the survival rate for bone cancer?

Primary bone tumor. Is osteo, chondro - curable with surgery, and ewings needing chemo rt for most. Other bone tumors are metastatic and not curable, but very treatable. Read more...

What is the survival rate for people with bone cancer?

Depends. It depends on what type of bone cancer?, ( some cancers are sensitive to chemo, some others are not) , what is the stage of the cancer? Location of the cancer? Resectability and other prognostic factors-like age, overall medical condition of the patient etc. Please discuss with your oncologist in detail. Read more...