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Does bone cancer feel hard or soft if you find a lump on a bone?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Bone cancer

Bone cancer can be hard or soft.
Sometimes it is not palpable at all. Some are more aggressive, some are bone-forming. Many variations. You need thorough work up with orthopedic surgeon, possibly oncologist.

In brief: Bone cancer

Bone cancer can be hard or soft.
Sometimes it is not palpable at all. Some are more aggressive, some are bone-forming. Many variations. You need thorough work up with orthopedic surgeon, possibly oncologist.
Dr. John Michalski
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Dr. Noah Federman
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Usually hard

Generally bone cancer presents as a firm mass in the affected bone/extremity.

In brief: Usually hard

Generally bone cancer presents as a firm mass in the affected bone/extremity.
Dr. Noah Federman
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