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How is bone cancer treated?
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends on origin
If the cancer is the only site and came from the bone, then surgery is the main treatment.
Most commonly its from spread from other cancers to the bone. In this case if their is fracture surgery may be needed, otherwise radiation is used to control pain and symptoms and prevent further destruction of the bone.

In brief: Depends on origin
If the cancer is the only site and came from the bone, then surgery is the main treatment.
Most commonly its from spread from other cancers to the bone. In this case if their is fracture surgery may be needed, otherwise radiation is used to control pain and symptoms and prevent further destruction of the bone.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Multi-modality
There are different types of bone cancer but generally treatment involves one or more of the following: surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.
Often all 3 will be used as part of the therapy.

In brief: Multi-modality
There are different types of bone cancer but generally treatment involves one or more of the following: surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.
Often all 3 will be used as part of the therapy.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Depends
Treatment will depend on whether this is a primary/originated from the bone itself or this is a spread from other cancer that is located outside the bone- also depends on the type of the cancer. Need more information to give a better asnwer.

In brief: Depends
Treatment will depend on whether this is a primary/originated from the bone itself or this is a spread from other cancer that is located outside the bone- also depends on the type of the cancer. Need more information to give a better asnwer.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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