What are signs or symptoms of bone cancer?

Pain, swelling, mass. The most frequent symptoms of bone cancer are pain at the site of disease often severe enough to wake from sleep, swelling at the area, and a firm mass at the site of disease.
Bone cancer... Pain and swelling of the bones affected are common symptoms. Other symptoms include: joint tenderness or inflammation, fractures due to bone weakness, and limited range of motion. Non-specific symptoms like fever, unintentional weight loss, fatigue, and anemia can also be symptoms.

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What kinds of symptoms are signs of bone cancer?

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.

What are the symptoms of bone cancer?

Swelling. There is usually abnormal growth in any part of the bone and in later stages there might be some pain. Any abnormal growth or swelling should promptly be shown to your doctor.
Pain, swelling, mass. Symptoms include progressive pain often waking from sleep, swelling, and a firm mass.

What are some symptoms of bone cancer?

Many... Pain and swelling of the bones affected are common symptoms. Other symptoms include: joint tenderness or inflammation, fractures due to bone weakness, and limited range of motion. Non-specific symptoms like fever, unintentional weight loss, fatigue, and anemia can also be symptoms.
Pain, swelling, mass. The most frequent symptoms of bone cancer are pain at the site of disease often severe enough to wake from sleep, swelling at the area, and a firm mass at the site of disease.

What are the main symptoms of bone cancer?

Pain. Most of the time when we are talking about cancer of the bone it is from metastasis. That is were a cancer from another origin spreads to the bone. Sometimes there is no symptom at all and we find these when we test by bone scan, xray, or ct scans. The most common symptom when it develops is pain from pressure on the periosteum or covering of a bone. Fractures are also possible and cause pain.
Pain and/or swelling. For a primary bone cancer such as osteosarcoma the main symptoms include pain and/or swelling.

What can be initial symptoms of bone cancer?

Focal pain. In the area involved. Be aware that most focal pain is not due to bone cancer, especially in the absence of known cancer elsewhere in the body.

Do you know are all bone pains symptoms of bone cancer?

No. Otherwise most of us over 50 would have bone cancer... Persistent pain in a particular location should always be evaluated by a physician though.

Can you tell me the symptoms of bone cancer in the back?

Yes. Pain and possible effect on the cord which cause paralysis in the lower part of area involved. Good luck.